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The Civic City in a Nomadic World (paperback)

> Charles Landry, the inventor of the Creative City concept and author of The Art of City Making

The Civic City in a Nomadic World (paperback)
Too Big. Rebuild by Design: A Transformative Approach to Climate Change

> Climate change is a simultaneous threat to our planet and to our neighborhoods. President Obama

Too Big. Rebuild by Design: A Transformative Approach to Climate Change
Theory of Type Design

> First comprehensive theory of type design
> A must have for every designer
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Theory of Type Design

High Society

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> Exhibition Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 8 March – 3 June 2018
> Overview of four centuries of the history of portraiture
> Life-size, standing, full-length
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> Watch here the trailer for the exhibition

The Rijksmuseum is celebrating the completed restoration of Rembrandt’s magnificent portraits of the exuberantly dressed Marten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit with a comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the life-size portrait.

Over the centuries, powerful monarchs, eccentric aristocrats and fabulously rich burgers commissioned portraits of themselves arrayed in all their finery" preferably life-size, standing, full lengths " from the world’s most famous painters.

This book presents exceptional life-size, standing portraits by the great masters, including Lucas Cranach the Elder, Anthony van Dyck, Frans Hals, Claude Monet, Edvard Munch, Rembrandt and Velázquez. Rijksmuseum curator Jonathan Bikker describes the history, form and function of these portraits and recounts biographical details and lots of juicy gossip about the sitters.

The book includes the splendid portraits of Marten Soolmans and Oopjen Coppit that were recently acquired by the Rijksmuseum and the Louvre.

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ISBN 978-94-6208-426-1 | March 2018 | expected | Jonathan Bikker | design: Irma Boom | English | paperback | 22 x 30 cm | 136 pages | illustrated (120 full color) | in conjunction with: Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

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