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Bosser, Jacques

Works: 49 works in 147 publications in 3 languages and 3,823 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Catalogs  Catalogues raisonnés  Exhibition catalogs  Biography  Biographies  Photobooks  Portraits 
Roles: Translator, Author, Printer of plates
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Publications about Jacques Bosser
Publications by Jacques Bosser
Most widely held works about Jacques Bosser
  • BTK by Jacques Bosser( Book )
Most widely held works by Jacques Bosser
The most beautiful libraries in the world by Guillaume de Laubier( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,241 libraries worldwide
Here, for the first time, architectural photographer Guillaume de Laubier takes the reader on a privileged tour of twenty-three of the world's most historic libraries, representing twelve countries and ranging from the great national monuments to scholarly, religious, and private libraries: the baroque splendor of the Institut de France in Paris; the Renaissance treasure-trove of the Riccardiana Library in Florence; the majestic Royal Monastery in El Escorial, Spain; the hallowed halls of Oxford's Bodleian Library; and the New York Public Library, a Beaux-Arts masterpiece. Also included are the smaller abbey and monastic libraries - often overlooked on tourist itineraries - each containing its own equally important collections of religious and philosophical writings, manuscripts, and church history. Through color photography one can marvel at the grandeur of the great public libraries while relishing the rare glimpses inside scholars-only private archives
Edward Weston, 1886-1958 by Edward Weston( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
Monografie over de Amerikaanse fotograaf
Gardens in time by Alain Le Toquin( Book )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 421 libraries worldwide
"Gardens in Time takes us on a historical garden tour through 2,000 years of garden history. Never before has there been a survey of the greatest gardens of all time as seen through the eye of one photographer. The lush images in this volume capture the human urge to cultivate, organize, and create symbolic worlds out of the nature that surrounds us." --Publisher
The most beautiful gardens in the world by Alain Le Toquin( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
A pictorial tour of 32 gardens. From the awe-inspiring gardens at Japan's Kyoto Temples to the avant-garde landscape at Scotland's Portrack House, Le Toquin explores the most elaborate and elegant private and public gardens on five continents. His pilgrimage to the gardens at Versailles takes place in winter, when their signature beauty is veiled by a lacy filigree of snow. Other surprises include Russia's majestic Peterhof gardens, the mystical oasis of Iran's Bagh-e Shahzdeh gardens, and the antiquarian gardens at Belgium's Freyr Chateau
Tree houses : fairy-tale castles in the air by Philip Jodidio( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Take a tour of some of our finest arboreal adventures with 50 of the most beautiful, inventive, and enchanting tree houses around the world. From romantic to contemporary, from famed architects to little-known craftsmen, you'll scale the heights to visit all manner of treetop structures, from a teahouse, restaurant, hotel, and children's playhouse to simple perches from which to contemplate life, enjoy the view, and discover that tree houses take as many forms as the imagination can offer. With an abundance of gorgeous photographs and illustrations, this is an ode to alternate living, where playful imagination meets eco-sensitive finesse
Hadid : Zaha Hadid complete works, 1979-2013 by Philip Jodidio( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Zaha Hadid is a wildly controversial architect whose work remained largely unbuilt for years despite awards and critical acclaim. Yet she has completed numerous structures like the Glasgow Riverside Museum and the Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art in Cincinnati, and she now ranks among the elite of world architecture
Bibliothèques du monde by Guillaume de Laubier( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in French and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Propose une visite de vingt-trois bibliothèques, d'Europe principalement : la bibliothèque de l'abbaye bénédictine d'Admont en Autriche, celle du Vatican à Rome, de Trinity College à Dublin, mais aussi la New York public Library. Pour chacune, l'auteur raconte l'histoire et la richesse du fonds, puis les trésors architecturaux de l'édifice
Álvaro Siza : complete works 1952-2013 by Philip Jodidio( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
"The seminal book on Portugal's master architect. When Álvaro Siza, one of the great figures of contemporary architecture, won the prestigious Pritzker Prize in 1992, the Jury described his forms as "molded by light, [with] a deceptive simplicity about them; they are honest. They solve design problems directly ... That simplicity, upon closer examination however, is revealed as great complexity. There is a subtle mastery underlying what appears to be natural creations." Born in Matosinhos, Portugal, in 1933, Siza created his own practice in Porto in 1954, and he has been a Professor of Construction at the University of Porto since 1976. The architect can fill shelf after shelf with his awards and prizes to-date: He received the European Community's Mies van der Rohe Prize in 1988 and the Praemium Imperiale in Japan in 1997, the 2009 RIBA Gold Medal, and the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale. He has built a large number of projects in Portugal, and worked on the restructuring of the Chiado area of Lisbon following a devastating 1988 fire. Siza designed both the Portuguese Pavilion for the 1998 Lisbon World's Fair and the 2005 Serpentine Pavilion in London in collaboration with Eduardo Souto de Moura. He completed the Serralves Foundation (Porto, 1998), and the Museum for the Iberê Camargo Foundation in Porto Alegre, Brazil in 2008
100 contemporary wood buildings = 100 zeitgenössische Holzbauten = 100 bátiments contemporains en bois by Philip Jodidio( Book )
10 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
"Not so very long ago, some might have considered wood a material of the past, long since replaced by more modern components such as concrete and steel. The truth is radically different. Bolstered by new manufacturing techniques and ecological benefits, wood has seen a fabulous resurgence in contemporary construction. This double-volume survey explores how architects around the world have created and invented with this elementary material. Featuring follies, very large buildings, and ambitious urban renewal schemes, it celebrates the diverse deployment of wood from architects in China, Chile, and everywhere in between. We see how wood can at once transform urban spaces, as in the Metropol Parasol in Seville by Jürgen Mayer H, and allow for sensitive interventions in natural environments, as at the Finnish Forest Research Institute by SARC Architects, or the Termas Geométricas Hot Springs Complex by Germán del Sol. True to all Taschen architecture tomes, the book pays tribute to many emerging international talents, as well as to such renowned figures as Tadao Ando to Renzo Piano. It celebrates each of these architect's vision and innovation, as well as investigating the techniques, trends, and principles that have informed their work with wood. It examines the computer guided milling that has allowed for novel new forms, the responsible harvesting that allows wood to align with our environmental concerns, and, above all, wood's enduring appeal to our senses and our psyche, comforting hectic modern lives with a sense of Arcadian beauty and simplicity."--Provided by publisher
Christopher Wool by Christopher Wool( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Exploring Christopher Wool's meanings and messages in a comprehensive monograph
Calatrava : Santiago Calatrava, complete works 1979-today by Philip Jodidio( Book )
4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Santiago Calatrava is a renowned architect, structural engineer and artist. Recent projects such as the Athens 2004 Olympic sports complex, the Turning Torso in Malmo, and TGV station in Liege, have brought him international acclaim. The only architect to exhibit at both the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, he is presently designing the main transportation hub for Ground Zero in Manhattan, as well as the tallest building in the USA: the 150-story Chicago Tower. Calatrava collaborated extensively on this monograph, which traces his career and places his architecture in the context of his art and engineering prowess. All of his works, from the suspended swimming pool at Zurich's Federal Institute of Technology to his latest, startling designs, are featured in this lavishly illustrated volume
The rise of David Bowie 1972-1973 by Mick Rock( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Collection of photos on Bowie's Ziggy Stardust years by seminal seventies rock photographer Mick Rock
Piet Mondrian : catalogue raisonné by Piet Mondrian( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Overzicht van alle werken van Piet Mondriaan
Álvaro Siza by Philip Jodidio( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and German and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Tot 2003 bijgewerkte monografie over de Portugese architect (1933), in Nederland bekend door zijn woningen in de Haagse Schilderswijk
Piano : Renzo Piano Building Workshop : 1966 to today by Philip Jodidio( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
"Die aktualisierte Publikation enthält neue Fotos von inzwischen vollendeten Projekten, darunter das Art Institute of Chicago, der London Bridge Tower, die Erweiterung des Kimbell Art Museum in Forth Worth, Texas, sowie ein Ausblick auf Pianos laufendes Projekt Valetta City Gate in Valetta, Malta, zu dem der Bau eines neuen Parlamentsgebäudes gehört."
Andy Warhol Polaroids 1958-1987 by Andy Warhol( Book )
2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Andy Warhol was a relentless chronicler of life and its encounters. Carrying a Polaroid camera from the late 1950s until his death in 1987, he amassed a huge collection of instant pictures of friends, lovers, patrons, the famous, the obscure, the scenic, the fashionable, and himself. Created in collaboration with the Andy Warhol Foundation, this book features hundreds of these instant photos.00Portraits of celebrities such as Mick Jagger, Alfred Hitchcock, Jack Nicholson, Yves Saint Laurent, Pelé, Debbie Harry are included alongside images of Warhol?s entourage and high life, landscapes, and still lifes from Cabbage Patch dolls to the iconic soup cans. Often raw and impromptu, the Polaroids document Warhol?s era like Instagram captures our own, offering a unique record of the life, world, and vision behind the Pop Art maestro and modernist giant
Jardins du monde by Alain Le Toquin( Book )
5 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 18 libraries worldwide
BTK by Jacques Bosser( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Architecture now! : restaurants & bars = Architektur heute! Restaurants & bars = L'architecture d'aujourd'hui! Restaurants & bars by Philip Jodidio( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Jacques Bosser artiste plasticien, sculpteur, peintre et photographe
Jacques Bosser Frans fotograaf
Jacques Bosser French photographer
보세, 자크 1946-
English (50)
French (18)
German (1)
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