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Title:
Art : the definitive visual guide
Author:
Bridgeman Art Library.
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
New York, New York : Dorling Kindersley, [2018]
Physical Description:
612 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits (chiefly color) ; 32 cm
Summary:
Provides a guided tour around 2,500 of the world's most influential painting and sculptures, from cave paintings to modern masterpieces.
General Note:
Published in association with the Bridgeman Art Library.

Previously published in 2008.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Subject and composition -- Perspective and viewpoint -- Light and shade -- Media and Techniques -- Colour -- Brushstrokes and texture.

Prehistoric art -- Ancient Near East -- Ancient Egypt -- Civilizations of the East -- Ancient Greece -- Nudes -- Etruscans and Ancient Rome -- Outside the Empire -- Early Christian and Byzantine -- Carolingian -- Ottonian -- Viking art -- Anglo-Saxon and Celtic art -- Early Islamic art -- South Asia -- Southeast Asia -- East Asia -- Central and South America -- Romanesque and Gothic art -- Early Italian art -- International Gothic art.

Italian Renaissance -- Myth and legend -- Northern Renaissance -- Landscape -- Mannerism -- China: Ming Dynasty -- Japanese art -- Central and South America.

Baroque -- Still life -- Rococo -- Animals -- Neoclassicism -- English watercolourists -- Colonia America -- China: Qing dynasty -- Japanese art -- Islamic art -- Hindu art.

Romanticism -- Love -- Realism -- The Pre-Raphaelites -- Victorian art -- French academic art -- Japanese art -- Impressionism -- Neo- and Postimpressionism -- Children -- The Nabis -- Symbolism and Art Nouveau -- Scandanavian art -- End of the century -- Sculpture -- African art -- Oceania.

Fauvism -- German Expressionism -- Pre-war Vienna -- Cubism -- Futurism, Rayonism and Orphism -- Birth of Abstract art -- Work -- Early British Modernism -- Early US Moderism -- Naive Painting -- √Čcole de Paris -- Constructivism -- Dada -- Surrealism -- Neue Sachlichkeit (New Objectivity) -- Bauhaus -- Avant-Garde in Britain and the US -- Realism and Figurative Painting -- Mexican art.

Abstract Expressionism -- War -- Postwar Europe -- Abstract painting and sculpture -- Minimal art -- Pop art -- Portraits -- Op art and Kinetic art -- Assemblage, Junk and Land art -- Conceptual art -- Figurative painting -- Superrealism -- Feminist art -- Neo-Expressionism and Graffiti art -- New media -- Contemporary sculpture -- Australian Aboriginal art -- Europe today -- Africa today -- Asia today -- North America today.
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ISBN:
9781465474759
Format :
Book

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