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ART: A VISUAL HISTORY. Revised edition. Robert Cumming. DK Publishing, New York, 2015. Distributed by Penguin Random House LLC, New York. Original edition published 2005 as Eyewitness Companion: Art. 416 pp. with 556 ills. (543 col.). 21 x 25 cm. ISBN 9781465436610 In English.
Publisher's description: 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.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Several Periods — Several Media
Plans: 70
Worldwide Number: 169192
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