Tian Books is by Gabriele Golissa – Publishing’s art and coffee-table book imprint. Launched in the Spring of 2017, it publishes books with beautiful artwork and photographs to look at and, depending on topic, interesting information to read. In short, the reader—or viewer—will pick Tian Books up again and again.
Tian is Chinese for sky. The corresponding Chinese character combines the symbols for horizon and great to form a new symbol: the greatest. Thus Tian symbolizes everything humans cannot influence, anything that is beyond sheer rationalism. Artists often draw their inspiration from a source they cannot describe. Tian Books aspire to take the viewer and reader into this world.
Gabriele Golissa: ‘Qigong’
An inspiring journey of discovery. China today is often only seen as the country of unfair trading practices, product piracy, environmental pollution, and violation of human rights. While it is certainly facing multifaceted challenges, China is also a country with an ancient history and a rich culture. Gabriele Golissa uses Qigong, the ancient Chinese method to health, to discover and explore a world often unfamiliar and foreign but nonetheless fascinating. Fully bilingual (German/English).
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Gabriele Golissa: ‘Sun and Moon / Sonne und Mond’
Another inspiring and informative journey through the world above. With Sun and Moon / Sonne und Mond, fine art photographer Gabriele Golissa explores the two luminaries that dominate our sky. Enjoy inspiring photographs of Sun and Moon and read interesting information on these bright objects. Discover the fascinating aurora polaris or polar lights which illuminate northern and southern skies with amazing light displays. Another ideal book for art lovers, fans of photography, and nature enthusiasts alike. Fully bilingual (English/German).
The hardback is section-sewn, with head- and tailband and book ribbon. Printed in Germany on 200 gsm glossy paper from responsible sources (FSC® MIX / FSC-C105338). By choosing this book, you are supporting responsible management of the world’s forests.
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Gabriele Golissa: ‘Skies/Himmel’
An inspiring and informative voyage through the world above. German-born and now Montana-based fine art photographer Gabriele Golissa takes you on a journey through her skies. Enjoy wonderful photographs of skies in almost every color, learn where the colors of the skies come from, and look at interior design ideas and how a Skies by Gabriele Golissa™ photograph could look in your home. The ideal book for art lovers, fans of photography, and nature enthusiasts alike. Fully bilingual (English/German).
‘Skies/Himmel’ a Bronze Winner at the 2017 International Photography Awards (IPA)!
The prestigious IPA is a sister-effort of the Lucie Foundation. The Foundation’s mission is “to honor master photographers, to discover new and emerging talent, and to promote the appreciation of photography.” Incepted in 2003, the IPA received nearly 15,000 submissions from over 165 countries across the globe in 2017. The jury panel selected Skies/Himmel as a winner in the Book – Monograph category.
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“Comprised from cover to cover of wonderful photographs of skies in almost every color, Skies/Himmel reveals where the colors of the skies come from. Of special note is how Skies/Himmel will inspire interior design ideas for the home or apartment. (…) A unique and original volume of inherently fascinating visuals, Skies/Himmel is very highly recommended for personal, professional, community, and academic library Contemporary Photography collections.”
—Midwest Book Review
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