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Author Cumming, Robert, 1945- author.

Title Art : a visual history / Robert Cumming.

Edition Revised edition.
Publication Info. New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2020.
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction-NEW  709 CUM    DUE 12-04-20
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction-NEW  709 CUM    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction-NEW  709 CUM    DUE 12-13-20
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Description 416 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Note Includes index.
Summary "Covering every era and over 650 artists, this comprehensive, illustrated guide offers an accessible yet expansive view of art history, featuring everything from iconic works and lesser-known gems to techniques and themes. Offering a comprehensive overview of Western artists, themes, paintings, techniques, and stories, Art: A Visual History is packed full of large, full-color images of iconic works and lesser-known gems. Exploring every era, from 30,000BCE to the present, it includes features on the major schools and movements, as well as close-up critical appraisals of 22 masterpieces - from Botticelli's Primavera to J. M. W. Turner's The Fighting Temeraire. With detailed referencing, crisp reproductions, and a fresh design, this beautiful book is a must-have for anyone with an interest in art history - from first-time gallery-goers to knowledgeable art enthusiasts. "--Amazon.
Contents Early art -- Gothic and early Renaissance -- High Renaissance and Mannerism -- The Baroque era -- From Rococo to Neoclassicism -- Romantic and academic art -- Modernism -- Contemporary art.
Subject Art -- Western countries -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Art -- History.
Genre Informational works.
Illustrated works.
ISBN 9780744023671 (hardcover)
074402367X (hardcover)
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