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Stories in stone : the enchanted gem carvings of Vasily Konovalenko

Author: Stephen E Nash; Richard M Wicker; James W Hagadorn; Tatʹi͡ana Munti͡an
Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : Denver Museum of Nature & Science, University Press of Colorado, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The first comprehensive treatment of the life of this poorly known Russian artist and the remarkable history of his unique, dynamic, and theatrical sculptures that stand alone in the gem carving world"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Vasily Konovalenko; Vasily Konovalenko; Vasily Konovalenko
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen E Nash; Richard M Wicker; James W Hagadorn; Tatʹi͡ana Munti͡an
ISBN: 9781607325024 1607325020 9781607325031 1607325039
OCLC Number: 1015885170
Description: 1 online resource (345 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Title Page --
Copyright --
Contents --
Figures --
Plates --
Acknowledgments --
Foreword --
Prologue: Improbable Beginnings --
Chapter 1: Life Imitates Art, 1957-73 --
Chapter 2: Celebration and Persecution, 1973-81 --
Chapter 3: Free at Last? Capitalism, New York, and Denver, 1981-84 --
Chapter 4: Crescendos and Finales, 1984-89 --
Chapter 5: Unfinished Business --
Chapter 6: Mineralogical Maestro --
Chapter 7: Konovalenko and the Greater Russian Gem-Carving Tradition --
Epilogue --
References Cited --
About the Authors --
Index.
Responsibility: Stephen E. Nash ; with photographs by Richard M. Wicker ; and contributions from James W. Hagadorn and Tatiana Muntian.

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"The first comprehensive treatment of the life of this poorly known Russian artist and the remarkable history of his unique, dynamic, and theatrical sculptures that stand alone in the gem carving world"--Provided by publisher.

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