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Title Art : the definitive visual guide / foreword by Ross King.
Publication New York, New York : Dorling Kindersley, [2018]
Edition Second edition.
Description 612 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Call # 709 A
Note Published in association with the Bridgeman Art Library.
Summary Provides a guided tour around 2,500 of the world's most influential painting and sculptures, from cave paintings to modern masterpieces.
Note Previously published in 2008.
Includes index.
Contents Looking at art: Subject and composition -- Perspective and viewpoint -- Light and shade -- Media and Techniques -- Colour -- Brushstrokes and texture.
Prehistory to 1400 CE: Prehistoric art -- Ancient Near East -- Ancient Egypt -- Civilizations of the East -- Ancient Greece -- Nudes -- Etruscans and Ancient Rome -- Outside the Empire -- Early Christian and Byzantine -- Carolingian -- Ottonian -- Viking art -- Anglo-Saxon and Celtic art -- Early Islamic art -- South Asia -- Southeast Asia -- East Asia -- Central and South America -- Romanesque and Gothic art -- Early Italian art -- International Gothic art.
15th and 16th centuries: Italian Renaissance -- Myth and legend -- Northern Renaissance -- Landscape -- Mannerism -- China: Ming Dynasty -- Japanese art -- Central and South America.
17th and 18th centuries: Baroque -- Still life -- Rococo -- Animals -- Neoclassicism -- English watercolourists -- Colonia America -- China: Qing dynasty -- Japanese art -- Islamic art -- Hindu art.
19th century: Romanticism -- Love -- Realism -- The Pre-Raphaelites -- Victorian art -- French academic art -- Japanese art -- Impressionism -- Neo- and Postimpressionism -- Children -- The Nabis -- Symbolism and Art Nouveau -- Scandanavian art -- End of the century -- Sculpture -- African art -- Oceania.
Early 20th century: Fauvism -- German Expressionism -- Pre-war Vienna -- Cubism -- Futurism, Rayonism and Orphism -- Birth of Abstract art -- Work -- Early British Modernism -- Early US Moderism -- Naive Painting -- École de Paris -- Constructivism -- Dada -- Surrealism -- Neue Sachlichkeit (New Objectivity) -- Bauhaus -- Avant-Garde in Britain and the US -- Realism and Figurative Painting -- Mexican art.
1945 onwards: Abstract Expressionism -- War -- Postwar Europe -- Abstract painting and sculpture -- Minimal art -- Pop art -- Portraits -- Op art and Kinetic art -- Assemblage, Junk and Land art -- Conceptual art -- Figurative painting -- Superrealism -- Feminist art -- Neo-Expressionism and Graffiti art -- New media -- Contemporary sculpture -- Australian Aboriginal art -- Europe today -- Africa today -- Asia today -- North America today.
Subject Art -- History.
Art appreciation.
Art. (OCoLC)fst00815177
Art appreciation. (OCoLC)fst00815447
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Addl. Author Bridgeman Art Library.
ISBN 9781465474759
1465474757
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