The Art Museum (Revised Edition) (Hardback)Phaidon Editors (author)
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'Why buy a mere art book when you could have a museum of your own?'
Visit the world's most comprehensive and compelling museum in a book - from pre-historic times to the present, - over 1,600 artworks created with the expertise of 28 art world curators and historians.
Housing the finest art collection ever assembled, this revised, reformatted edition offers the museum experience without the boundaries of space and time, taking the reader on a tour around the world and through the ages.
Its rooms and galleries display some 1,600 artworks, selected from the original collection, including paintings, sculpture, photographs, textiles, installations, performances, videos, prints, ceramics, manuscripts, metalwork, and jewel-work.
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Number of pages: 584
Dimensions: 305 x 238 x 43 mm
Edition: Revised edition
"Why buy a mere art book when you could have a museum of your own? A colossal tome that, ranging across continents, periods, and artistic approaches, sets out to compile the perfect collection." -The Times
"In an age when so much information about art is gleaned electronically, this massive tome, with its beautiful reproductions, is a bold assertion of the importance of the printed page." -Art Quarterly
"This tome is chock-full of things you don't often see reproduced on this scale." -The New York Times
"Unprecedented, unique, and vast in scope... a visually spectacular survey of world art. Destined to delight, inspire, and educate, as well as to become an invaluable, classic art-reference resource, it is very highly recommended." -Library Journal
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