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Ordering information:

Postage in USA: $ 4 first book, plus $ 2 for each additional book

Mail checks to: Museum of European Art, 10545 Main Street, Clarence, New York 14031 (USA)

For more information, contact us at info@meaus.com


ART OF OUR TIME, by B. John Zavrel. 48 pages, $ 6 (including shipping).

An exhibition catalog with works of European artists: Arentz, Breker, Chagall, Dali, Fuchs, and others. Price list available for selected works.


A MUSEUM IS BORN, by B. John Zavrel, 48 pages, $ 6 (includes shipping)

An exhibition catalog on the occasion of the opening of the MUSEUM OF EUROPEAN ART in 1994. Includes 69 illustrations of selected works of art from the museum's collection. Also aricles by B. John Zavrel and Dr. Ulrich Spindler, as well as messages of congratulations from Bill Clinton, Helmut Kohl, George Bush, Mario Cuomo, Prof. Dr. Rita Süssmuth, and Ronald Reagan. Price list available for selected works.



ARNO BREKER: HIS ART AND LIFE, by B. John Zavrel 192 pages, $ 20

This is the first English language book on the sculptor Arno Breker (1900-1991), called Michelangelo of the 20th century." Mostly photographs of some of his most famous works: sculptures, reliefs, portrait-busts, small sculptures, litographs. Also shown are some of his monumental sculptures from his classical period (Eos, Dionysos, You & I, Grace, Alexander the Great, etc.). Extensive biography, bibliography and a highly interesting photo documentary section.


SECRET FRIENDSHIPS, by Roger Peyrefitte, 264 pages, $ 20

A special edition of Roger Peyrefitte's classic, which made him an overnight success in the 1940s. Includes special illustrations by Hugo Haig-Thomas. A story of friendship between two boys in a Catholic school in France, with a tragic end. Salvador Dalí said about the writer: "My friend Roger Peyrefitte is one who magnificently inspires literature. He is also an excellent observer of the secrets of life. The Divine Dalí shares these interests."


ARNO BREKER: THE DIVINE BEAUTY IN ART, by B. John Zavrel 96 pages, $ 20

A rare interview with the sculptor Arno Breker (1900-1991) about his work and the importance of classical art in general. Included are illustrations of some of his monumental works of the classical period (Prometheus, Venturer, Ponderer, Meditation, Apollo and Daphne, etc). Detailed biography and photo documentation included.

This is the second book on Breker published in English.


PRIMER FOR THOSE WHO WOULD GOVERN, by Hermann Oberth, 320 pages, $ 20

This book is the last book written by Hermann Oberth (1894-1987), the father of space flight. The work addresses many of the great problems facing mankind today, and points to interesting solutions. Oberth says that the book contains the minimum that a publicly active person should know and understand. Included is also a detailed biography of the space pioneer, and a fascinating photo documentaion section.


COLLECTED WRITINGS OF ARNO BREKER, by Arno Breker, 192 pages, $ 20

A collection of all the articles written by the sculptor Arno Breker (1900-1991) during his long, productive and eventful life. In includes articles on ar and his artist friends--Salvador Dali, Ernst Fuchs, Kurt Arentz, Pablo Picasso, Albert Speer, Jean Cocteau, Paul Belmondo, Celine, etc. Book is illustrated by previously unpublished drawings by Breker.


HERMANN OBERTH: THE FATHER OF SPACE FLIGHT, by Boris Rauschenbach, 256 pages, $ 20

Biography of Hermann Oberth (1894-1987), the father of space flight. A fascinating biography of the man whose ideas and mathematical formulas proved that space flight is possible. His student was the legendary Wernher von Braun, who led the efforts which brought the first man on the moon in 1969. Nearly all vital modern space travel concepts used today are founded on Hermann Oberth's ideas. Also included is a highly interesting photo documentaion section and biography of the man whose ideas brought about the present "space age." The book was written by Professor Boris Rauschenbach, a Russian rocket scientis, who has been involved in rocket research in the former Soviet Union since its early days and he counts among the pioneers of rocket development.


ARNO BREKER: A LIFE FOR THE BEAUTIFUL, by Dominique Egret --- 352 pages, $ 75

A wide-ranging monograph, which shows the entire scope of Arno Breker's work, from the beginnings in the 1920's to the last achievements in the 1980's. More than 100 works of art are shown for the first time! This book cloaes for all time an unjustified gap, and will finally enable the enlightened art lover to independently evaluate and judge the entire oeuvre of one of the most significant sculptores of the 20th century on the grounds of his work rather than on a biased and incomplete representation of it. Size 8 1/2 x 12 inches, hard cover. Extensive and final biography in English, French, and German. 352 pages, 660 photographs.


Ordering information:

Postage in USA: $ 4 first book, plus $ 2 for each additional book

Mail checks to: Museum of European Art, 10545 Main Street, Clarence, New York 14031 (USA)

For more information, contact us at info@meaus.com



© PROMETHEUS 127/2008

PROMETHEUS, Internet Bulletin - News, Politics, Art and Science. Nr. 127, January 2008