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Title:
1000 drawings of genius
Author:
Charles, Victoria, author.
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Publication Information:
New York : Parkstone International, [2014]

©2014.
Physical Description:
543 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Summary:
"Long thought of as the neglected stepchild of painting, the art of drawing has recently begun to enjoy a place in the sun. With major museums around the world, from the Met to the Uffizi, mounting exhibitions focused on the art of draughtsmanship, drawing is receiving more critical and academic attention than ever before. This captivating text gives readers a sweeping analysis of the history of drawing, from Renaissance greats like Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, to Modernist masters like M.C. Escher, Pablo Picasso, and everyone in between"--
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- 13th-14th century -- 15th century -- 16th century -- 17th century -- 18th century -- 19th century -- 20th century -- Chronology -- Legend -- Glossary -- Index of Artists.
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Added Author:
ISBN:
9781781602362
Format :
Book

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Audubon Library NC52 .C49 2014 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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Summary

Long thought of as the neglected stepchild of painting, the art of drawing has recently begun to enjoy a place in the sun. With major museums around the world, from the Met to the Uffizi, mounting exhibitions focused on the art of draughtsmanship, drawing is receiving more critical and academic attention than ever before. This captivating text gives readers a sweeping analysis of the history of drawing, from Renaissance greats like Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, to Modernist masters like M.C. Escher, Pablo Picasso, and everyone in between.


Author Notes

Victoria Charles received her PhD in art history. She has published extensively on art history and contributed to Art Information , an international guide to contemporary art. She is also a regular contributor to journals and magazines.
Klaus H. Carl is the author of numerous works on the history of great cities, and is also a well-known photographer of flora and fauna. A teacher by profession, he is currently devoting himself to a monumental History of Art.


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