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Art

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Published: 01 Sep 2015

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Art: A Visual History is the complete visual guide to Western art, now updated and repackaged in a themed slipcase.

How to tell Impressionism from Expressionism, a Degas from a Monet, early Medieval art from early Christian? Art: A Visual History explains it all - painting, sculpture, great artists, styles, and schools - and will help you answer the question, "What makes great art?"

Art: A Visual History includes:

+ More than 650 artists and all the major schools and movements, all arranged chronologically.
+ Close-up focus on 22 masterpieces, from Ancient Greek sculpture to 1960s Pop Art.
+ Well-known icons along with lesser-known gems - carefully chosen to illuminate the points made in the text.
+ Features on major schools and movements to explore and explain their stylistic trademarks, characteristics, and favored subjects.

Art: A Visual History is a knowledgeable, thought-provoking, and accessible tour of the creators of Western art.

Reviews:

"With its solid, accessible information and hundreds of excellent, full-color reproductions, this is ideal for high school or college students as well as any art lover or museumgoer." — Library Journal

"…hundreds of excellent, full-color reproductions…" — Library Journal (Starred Review)

ISBN: 9781465436610 Pages: 416
Size: 193.675 x 234.95mm

Description

Reviews

Art: A Visual History is the complete visual guide to Western art, now updated and repackaged in a themed slipcase.

How to tell Impressionism from Expressionism, a Degas from a Monet, early Medieval art from early Christian? Art: A Visual History explains it all - painting, sculpture, great artists, styles, and schools - and will help you answer the question, "What makes great art?"

Art: A Visual History includes:

+ More than 650 artists and all the major schools and movements, all arranged chronologically.
+ Close-up focus on 22 masterpieces, from Ancient Greek sculpture to 1960s Pop Art.
+ Well-known icons along with lesser-known gems - carefully chosen to illuminate the points made in the text.
+ Features on major schools and movements to explore and explain their stylistic trademarks, characteristics, and favored subjects.

Art: A Visual History is a knowledgeable, thought-provoking, and accessible tour of the creators of Western art.

Reviews:

"With its solid, accessible information and hundreds of excellent, full-color reproductions, this is ideal for high school or college students as well as any art lover or museumgoer." — Library Journal

"…hundreds of excellent, full-color reproductions…" — Library Journal (Starred Review)

ISBN: 9781465436610 Pages: 416
Size: 193.675 x 234.95mm

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