The Art Book, New Edition is an accessible, informative and fun A-Z guide featuring artists from medieval times to the present day. The first edition introduced art to millions of people around the world. This edition is updated and expanded with 100 new works, including paintings, photographs, sculptures, video, installations and performance art.
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The Art Book is published by Phaidon Press (RRP: £39.95) - Learn more about the world's greatest painters, sculptors and photographers - www.phaidon.com/theartbook
The Art Book by Phaidon Editors
Each artist is represented on a full page with a definitive work and explanatory and illuminating information on each image and its creator.
A celebrated and award-winning title published in over 20 languages Debunks art historical classifications by juxtaposing brilliant examples of all periods, schools, visions and techniques Includes glossaries of artistic movements and technical terms Sensational value and an essential family reference book
Adding over 100 new works to its roster and incorporating newer media like photography, performance art, and video installations, the new Art Book features the ways in which the art world has been reinvigorated in the last two decades...the book is a good start for those searching for the basic building blocks of a modern art education. - The Huffington Post The new edition of The Art Book is perhaps most ideal for newcomers to art but will be enjoyable for almost anyone interested in art. - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Art City blog The perennial bestseller is back [...]. This classic art primer is a sure-fire bestseller. - The Bookseller.
A veritable art gallery at your fingertips, without ever leaving your home - Junior
Anyone with a glimmer of interest in art is likely to have this humongous book on their shelf . - Emerald Street Newsletter
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