One of the most popular of Victorian-era painters, John W. Waterhouse blended reality and fantasy, combining classical mythology and European legend in his dramatic portraits of wistful, long-haired maidens. This collection includes 24 of his finest works, among them The Lady of Shalott, The Soul of the Rose, and La Belle Dame Sans Merci.
Famed for his motto «less is more,» Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) was one of the founding fathers of modern architecture and a hotly-debated tastemaker of twentieth- century aesthetics and urban experience. Mies van der Rohe’s philosophy was one of underlying truth in pure forms and proportions. With the help of contemporary technological and […]