Art: The Definitive Visual GuideDe (autor) Andrew Graham Dixon
en Limba Engleză Carte Hardback – October 2008
The ultimate visual guide to paintings and sculpture from around the world
Bring a gallery of more than 2,500 of the world’s most influential paintings and sculptures ever created into your home and learn everything you need to know about art history.
Peruse over 8,000 stunning works from 700 artists and explore the major milestones of art history from cave paintings to modern masterpieces. Learn how to ‘read’ composition, subject matter, technique and style as key paintings are examined in intricate detail to help you understand the artist’s intentions, style and method. Picture-packed pages explore common themes such as landscapes, nudes and animals.
Created in collaboration with the biggest art library in the world, Bridgeman, this is a must-have for every family bookshelf.
Ian Chilvers (consultant) is a writer and editor whose books include The Oxford Dictionary of Art, The Baroque and Neoclassical Age, and A Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Art. He was the specialist consultant for the 17th- and 18th-century chapters of this book.