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Gardner's Art Through the Ages

This book is the classic reference for the study of art. It features a history of artists and their works, as well as lucid and engaging descriptions of the styles and periods of art history. Highly recommended for both students and scholars.








 

 








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Book Review - The Art Book

The Art Book

March 2000
Hardcover, 512 pages
Phaidon Press Inc.
ISBN 0714829846




The Art Book is a magnificent monograph that is sure to enhance any art lover's library. It features a collection of art masterpieces, presented in a format that emphasizes the selected works of painting and sculpture. Stunning color images grace the pages, and every picture is accompanied by a concise description of each featured work and artist.

The book is organized alphabetically by artist for easy reference - from Agasse to Zurbaran. And along with such famous names as Vincent van Gogh, Henri Matisse, Michelangelo, and Rembrandt, there are some lesser known artists who are given an opportunity to share the artistic spotlight in this intriguing compilation. So in addition to your favorites, you are sure to discover new masters and masterpieces to enjoy.

There are also some added touches that make this book a treasure. The glossaries of technical terms and artistic movements explain briefly some of the key words used in art history and criticism. And there is, in addition, a useful directory of museums and galleries, which lists art museums from around the world.

Everyone who appreciates art - from the beginner to the connoisseur - should find something to like about The Art Book. And whether you study art, or simply admire the beauty of a fine painting or piece of sculpture, this book will appeal to anyone who delights in art.

The Art Book is available at Amazon.com.



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Gardner's Art Through the Ages

This book is the classic reference for the study of art. It features a history of artists and their works, as well as lucid and engaging descriptions of the styles and periods of art history.

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