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The Resource Art : a visual history, Robert Cumming

Art : a visual history, Robert Cumming

Label
Art : a visual history
Title
Art
Title remainder
a visual history
Statement of responsibility
Robert Cumming
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discover the history of Western art - from prehistory to the 21st century - through profiles of over 650 artists and their key works. 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-colour images of iconic works and lesser-known gems. Covering 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, Art- A Visual History is a must-have for anyone with an interest in art history - from first-time gallery goers to knowledgeable art enthusiasts. What makes great art? Discover the answer now! Art- A Visual History i's a must-have for anyone interested in the subject
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cumming, Robert
Dewey number
709
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Painting
  • Art appreciation
  • Art
Target audience
adult
Label
Art : a visual history, Robert Cumming
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • First edition published as: Art. 2005
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Early art c. 30,000BCE - 1300CE -- Gothic and early Renaissance c. 1300-1500 -- High Renaissance and Mannerism c. 1500-1600 -- The Baroque era c. 1600-1700 -- From Rococo to Neoclassicism c. 1700-1800 -- Romantic and Academic art c. 1800-1900 -- Modernism c. 1900-1970 -- The last 50 years 1970 onwards
Control code
000067313923
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
416 pages
Isbn
9780241437414
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour)
System control number
(OCoLC)1154138944
Label
Art : a visual history, Robert Cumming
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • First edition published as: Art. 2005
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Early art c. 30,000BCE - 1300CE -- Gothic and early Renaissance c. 1300-1500 -- High Renaissance and Mannerism c. 1500-1600 -- The Baroque era c. 1600-1700 -- From Rococo to Neoclassicism c. 1700-1800 -- Romantic and Academic art c. 1800-1900 -- Modernism c. 1900-1970 -- The last 50 years 1970 onwards
Control code
000067313923
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
416 pages
Isbn
9780241437414
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly colour)
System control number
(OCoLC)1154138944

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