An A to Z of the words, phrases and slang of the art world, from the peculiar to the pretentious.
The Honest Art Dictionary provides easily digestible and entertaining definitions for over 300 art terms. From avant-gardeto oeuvre, the Harlem Renaissance to New Objectivity, museum fatigue to memento mori. What do these words mean? Where did they come from? And how can you actually use them? The Art History Babes give you their honest explanations with examples from art history and popular culture so that you can get to grips with art speak.
Authoritative and informative, humorous and informal, The Honest Art Dictionary is a valuable starter pack for those new to the study of art history, those re-exploring the discipline, or those simply interested in impressing their friends during a trip to the local art museum.
Publisher: White Lion Publishing
Number of pages: 240
Dimensions: 201 x 150 mm
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