Art: The Whole Story (Paperback)
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Art: The Whole Story (Paperback)

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Paperback 576 Pages / Published: 20/09/2010
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If you've ever found yourself transfixed by a Renaissance painting, fascinated by an Inca textile, or filled with wonder by an exquisite piece of Ming porcelain, this is the book for you. Venture inside its pages and discover exactly what the great artistic periods and movements of the world were all about. Written by an experienced international team of artists, art historians and curators, this absorbing and beautiful book gives you priceless insights into the world's most iconic images. Organized chronologically, the book traces the evolution of artistic development period by period, with the illustrated, in-depth text covering every genre of art, from painting and sculpture to conceptual art and performance.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
ISBN: 9780500288955
Number of pages: 576
Weight: 1820 g
Dimensions: 245 x 172 x 43 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
'Perfectly designed as a one-stop reference guide: one to dip in and out of, rather than read from cover to cover ... indispensable' - Artists & Illustrators
'Stephen Farthing has done an amazing job of packing a comprehensive, if concise, history of world art into a hefty but manageable tome' - RA Magazine
'The perfect present for someone preparing for an art-history course at university. It's a bargain, too' - Sunday Times

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“Art”

Of the thousands of book published this year, this one made me sit down in a comfortable chair and lose myself for an entire afternoon and evening. Art is such a personal medium to enjoy and divides people like hardly... More

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