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The Handy Art History Answer Book (Handy Answer Books)

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The major art pieces, most important artists, and significant artistic movements from 35,000 BCE to today are collected together in this easy to read resource on art history. Continuing in the tradition of the standout Handy Answer Book reference series, this book not only the covers the development of Western art, but also the history of art across the globe. An overview of art—its history, techniques, materials, forms, colors, style, the nature of artistic expression, and how to look at art—is followed by examinations of the main periods and movements of art history. The book both explains and shows important elements, influences, artists, and masterworks of era and the world events and cultures that influenced and changed them through nearly 150 color images of indispensable masterworks. This accessible and entertaining resource for readers with a casual interest in art history as well as industry professionals also includes a glossary of terms to demystify jargon and explain theory.

Synopsis:

The major art pieces, most important artists, and significant artistic movements from 35,000 BCE to today are collected together in this easy-to-read resource on art history.

About the Author

Madelynn Dickerson is an art writer and a former teacher of art history at the American Academy of Art in Chicago. She received a master of science in history of art: history, theory, and display from the University of Edinburgh. She lives in Los Angeles.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781578594177
Author:
Dickerson, Madelynn
Publisher:
Visible Ink Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
The Handy Answer Book Series
Publication Date:
20130631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.75 x 6.75 in

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Arts and Entertainment » Art » History and Criticism
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