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Book:Art : a visual history / Robert Cumming.:2015:Revised edition. Art : a visual history / Robert Cumming.
Author: Cumming, Robert, 1943-
Publication year: 2015
Language: English
Media class: Book
Edition: Revised edition.
Classification: 709
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780241186107 (hbk.) :
Previous edition: 2005.
In slip case.
Includes index.
This illustrated book offers a comprehensive guide to western artists, themes, paintings, techniques and stories. Packed full of large, full-colour images of iconic works and lesser-known gems, 'Art' covers over 650 fifty artists, providing an expansive view of art history. Covering every era, from early art in 3000BCE to contemporary work, with chronological features on the major schools and movements and close-up critical appraisals of 22 masterpieces, this book is a broad but thorough introduction to art history.
Additional information: 416 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 25 cm
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