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The Art Book by Phaidon Editors


The Art Book

Phaidon Editors


The Real World   
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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

 

 



Synopsis

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


Reviews

'The perennial bestseller [ ... ] is back. ... this classic art primer is a sure-fire bestseller'
The Bookseller

'Still one of the best books on art, this is a superb gift for art lovers, as well as a useful introduction to those new to the study of art.'
The Good Book Guide

'An anthology crackling with visual energy'
The Times

'Big, fun, well designed'
Wall Street Journal

'A great resource'
The Washingtonian

'Innovative'
Chicago Sun Times

'As a visual source book, its first class...'
Brisbane News


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Hardback
592 pages

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Publisher
Phaidon Press Ltd

Publication date
3rd September 2012

Categories
The Real World


ISBN
9780714864679
 



















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