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THE ART BOOK. New compact edition. Phaidon Press Limited, London, 2016. Original edition published 1994 {Worldwide 95000}; this second edition first published 2012 in a larger format {Worldwide 151405}. 592 pp. with 576 ills. (557 col.). 26 x 22 cm. ISBN 9780714873213 In English.
Publisher's description: The Art Book is a landmark in the world of publishing. Available in a range of different formats and in over 20 different languages, it has received rave reviews since its first publication and can be frequently found on bestseller lists around the world. Now available for the first time in a highly covetable and portable midi format, this second edition is an updated and substantially expanded version of the hugely successful original book. An A-Z guide to 600 great artists from medieval to modern times, it debunks art-historical classifications and pairs brilliant examples of all periods, schools, visions, and techniques. By breaking with traditional classifications, The Art Book represents a fresh and original approach to art: an unparalleled visual sourcebook and a celebration of our rich and multifaceted culture.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Several Periods — Several Media
Plans: 70
Worldwide Number: 174480
Hardcover $39.95t (libraries receive a 20% discount on this title)    

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