Focus on 50 Unseem Treasures: Illustrated with beautiful general and close-up colour images, Unseen Treasures is a unique look at some of the most exquisite...... more
Focus on 50 Unseem Treasures: Illustrated with beautiful general and close-up colour images, Unseen Treasures is a unique look at some of the most exquisite masterpieces of the Islamic art world that have never before been exhibited or published by the Museum. Produced for the Museum of Islamic Art in association with the Qatar Museums Authority, Unseen Treasures was published as part of the celebrations of Doha, Capital of Arab Culture 2010.
This is the story of Bill Mitchell's life - his career and his body of work from hospital at an early age to a life of art with commissions offered 80 years...... more
This is the story of Bill Mitchell's life - his career and his body of work from hospital at an early age to a life of art with commissions offered 80 years later. It describes gaining commissions, experiments with materials and methods and his determination to produce magnificent works of art. Bill's eye for composition, colour and texture was apparent from an early age and he describes how he saw the world as being saturated in colour, textures and shape, seeing glamour and beauty in what could be dismissed as bleak London streets. After college (self-funded) and war service, he was a consultant with the London County Council and given free rein, as long as the cost was no more than the original specified treatment - which was usually a coat of paint! Bill's experimentation resulted in a vast array of new and innovative finishes which was highlighted in an exhibition by the LCC. This led to work with famous architects of the day such as Basil Spence and Sir Freddie Gibberd who designed the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King where Bill created the famous bronze sculpted doors and designed the Portland Stone frontispiece. He also produced the Stations of the Cross at Clifton Cathedral, Bristol and the Grade II listed Corn King and Spring Queen figures at Wexham, which are 'pieces of powerful and bizarre imagination'. He has had a total of nine works of art listed Grade II by English Heritage - more than any other artist. Following completion of work at Qatar's zoo, he was coerced into producing something prestigious for the Queen and Prince Philip's visit to the State. With a tight schedule, the garden at Shayhania for the Oryx with its pools, waterfalls and sculpted hills was completed in six weeks and was a massive success. He was offered the position of Adviser to the Amir's Office on Art and Design and was involved in creating interior decoration and fabulous gardens for palaces as well as massive infrastructure projects in Doha. Bill's zest for life, his love of London, his determi
The Music Of Islam Volume 4: Music Of The Arabian Peninsula, Doha, Qatar
ean 0013711314328 title music of islam volume 4 music of the ara sku dv 001280330 v product category dvds binding audio cd artist saleh abd al saheb a label...... more
ean 0013711314328 title music of islam volume 4 music of the ara sku dv 001280330 v product category dvds binding audio cd artist saleh abd al saheb a label celestial harmonies release date 25 01 1998 discs 1 height 14 mm width 126 mm length 141 mm weight 82 grams manufacturer celestial harmonies publisher celestial harmonies studio celestial harmonies upc 013711314328 about speedy hen ltd by continuing with this checkout and ordering from speedy hen you are accepting our current terms and condi