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The artist , Andras Kaldor, was introduced to opera as a child by his parents who held season tickets to the Budapest Opera. Although he trained as an architect, his love of the opera has proved the stronger influence and he has spent the last twelve years painting all the major opera houses in Europe. The fa ade of each opera house is illustrated in all its splendour, without the distractions of surrounding buildings and street scenes which so often detract from even the best photographs. Each opera house has been personally visited by the artist. The drawings are first done in pen and ink in an architectural manner, with scrupulous attention to detail. They are then painted in gouache. The effect is stunning and allows the viewer to fully experience the complexity and exuberance of these flamboyant 18th and 19th century buildings. In addition to the fa ades Andras Kaldor has also added many detailed drawings of particular aspects of both the exteriors and interiors of the buildings. The text acco

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A collection of paintings and drawings of the world's opera houses, executed by the author over a 12-year period. The facade of each opera house is illustrated, accompanied by text written, in many cases, by the personalities associated with each building, and additional drawings.

Synopsis:

A unique pictorial record of the splendours of the opera houses. Thirty-six major world opera houses are illustrated in the artist's characteristic style. A brief background history is given from an architectural and musical point of view. This is an eye-catching little book that will appeal to lovers of opera, architecture and art.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781851493630
Author:
Kaldor, Andras
Publisher:
ACC Distribution
Location:
Woodbridge
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Opera
Subject:
Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings
Subject:
International Architecture
Subject:
Theaters
Subject:
Theater architecture.
Subject:
International Architecture - General
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
Buildings - Public, Commercial & Industrial
Subject:
Architecture -- History.
Subject:
Architecture-Types
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 126).
Series Volume:
2318
Publication Date:
20031231
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.76x7.92x.61 in. 1.45 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A collection of paintings and drawings of the world's opera houses, executed by the author over a 12-year period. The facade of each opera house is illustrated, accompanied by text written, in many cases, by the personalities associated with each building, and additional drawings.
"Synopsis" by , A unique pictorial record of the splendours of the opera houses. Thirty-six major world opera houses are illustrated in the artist's characteristic style. A brief background history is given from an architectural and musical point of view. This is an eye-catching little book that will appeal to lovers of opera, architecture and art.
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