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Art: The Definitive Visual Guide
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Art: The Definitive Visual Guide (Hardback)

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Filled with more than 8,000 paintings and sculpture from around the world, this is ultimate visual guide to the history of art.



Featuring examples of the world's most celebrated, influential, and iconic artworks, this beautiful volume brings a gallery into your home where you can learn everything you need to know about art and artists.



Linger over 8,000 stunning works from 700 artists and explore the major milestones, from cave paintings to modern masterpieces. Learn how to "read" composition, subject matter, technique and style. Gain a better understanding of key artworks through detailed close-up examinations that explore and explain the artist's intentions and techniques, while picture-packed gallery pages explore common artistic themes such as landscapes, nudes and animals.



Created in collaboration with the biggest art library in the world, Bridgeman, this is a must-have for every family bookshelf.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryArt forms Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd Publication Date: 01/10/2008 ISBN-13: 9781405322430  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Andrew Graham Dixon is one of the leading art critics and presenters of arts television programmes in the English-speaking world. He has presented six landmark series on art for the BBC, including the acclaimed A History of British Art, Renaissance, and Art of Eternity, as well as numerous individual documentaries on art and artists. For more than 20 years, he has published a weekly column on art, first in the Independent and, more recently, in the Sunday Telegraph. He has written a number of books on subjects ranging from medieval painting and sculpture, to contemporary art. Andrew Graham Dixon is one of the leading art critics and presenters of arts television programmes in the English-speaking world. He has presented six landmark series on art for the BBC, including the acclaimed A History of British Art, Renaissance, and Art of Eternity, as well as numerous individual documentaries on art and artists. For more than 20 years, he has published a weekly column on art, first in the Independent and, more recently, in the Sunday Telegraph. He has written a number of books on subjects ranging from medieval painting and sculpture, to contemporary art.

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