Нравится LibRing?
Расскажи друзьям:
Simon Houpt

Museum of the Missing: A History of Art Theft

Обложка книги Museum of the Missing: A History of Art Theft

Книгу можно купить в интернет-магазинах:

· OZON.ru 3356р. [Проверить наличие]
ISBN: 1402728298
Издательство: Sterling
Год издания: 2006
Страниц: 192
The true story behind the blank spaces on the museum walls. What kind of person would dare to steal a legendary painting—and who would buy something so instantly recognizable? In recent years, art theft has captured the public imagination more than ever before, spurred by both real life incidents (the snatching of Edvard Munch’s well-known masterwork The Scream ) and the glamorous fantasy of such Hollywood films as The Thomas Crown Affair . The truth is, according to INTERPOL records, more than 20,000 stolen works of art are missing—including Rembrandts, Renoirs, van Goghs, and Picassos. Museum of the Missing offers an intriguing tour through the underworld of art theft, where the stakes are high and passions run strong. Not only is the volume beautifully written and lavishly illustrated—if all the paintings presented here could be gathered in one museum it would be one of...