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Phaidon Press

Overview
Works: 548 works in 711 publications in 5 languages and 12,849 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Designs and plans  Reference works  Art  Pictorial works  Portraits  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Publisher, Editor
Classifications: N33, 709
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Most widely held works by Phaidon Press
The American art book( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covering three centuries, this vibrant, fresh overview ranges from Puritan portraits to the American Impressionists to the videos and digital works of today's most intriguing conceptual artists. 500 color illustrations. The American Art Book is a vibrant, fresh overview of the most influential & best-loved American artists from Colonial times to the present. Covering three centuries, it ranges from Puritan portraits, the luminous paintings of the Hudson River School & the American Impressionists, through to the videos & digital works of today's most intriguing conceptual artists. Like the enormously popular Art Book, it presents 500 artists in an A to Z format which departs from the usual emphasis on genres & time periods: Jenny Holzer faces Winslow Homer, & Robert Mapplethorpe sits next to Grandma Moses, encouraging readers to contemplate the connections between art, American history & popular culture. Each artist is represented by a full-page colour plate of a characteristic work, accompanied by an informative & engaging text which places the image & artist in the context of contemporary movements & preceding traditions. The book includes an easy-to-use glossary of artistic terms & movements, & a directory of museums & public collections across the United States & around the world with important holdings of American art, making it a valuable reference work as well as a stimulating way to approach this rich & varied subject
The Phaidon atlas of contemporary world architecture by Phaidon Press( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive reference work documenting 1,052 buildings completed worldwide since 1998
Five hundred self-portraits by Julian Bell( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text presents, without commentary, 500 of the world's greatest self-portraits, arranged in a chronological sequence from ancient Egypt to the late 20th century. Included are works by painters and sculptors such as Durer, Rembrandt and Picasso
French painting in the time of Jean De Berry : the late Fourteenth century and the patronage of the Duke by Millard Meiss( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French painting in the time of Jean de Berry : the Boucicaut Master by Millard Meiss( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exhibitions that made art history( Book )

in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the most comprehensive reference book on contemporary art group exhibitions. Coverage includes the development of modern art, shown through all of the most influential group exhibitions in history. This is intended to be a two-volume set, with the second volume intended for publication in 2009. Volume 1 opens with the revolutionary first Salon des Refusés in Paris of 1863 and concludes with the multi-locational international exhibition 'The New American Painting', organized by the Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1958-59. This work includes a wealth of rare documentary material and ephemera, such as installation photographs, publications and reviews of the period. This is an exceptional sourcebook for anyone interested in the history of twentieth-century art, exhibition design or curatorial practice. - Publisher
The art book by Lee Beard( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and French and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An A to Z guide to 500 great painters and sculptors from medieval to modern times. Each artist is represented by a full-page color plate of a typical work, accompanied by explanatory and illuminating information on each image and its creator. The entries are comprehensively cross-referenced and glossaries of artistic movements and technical terms are included, together with an international directory of galleries and museums to visit
The art museum( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This unique book was created with a global team of specialists in all fields of art, including museum curators and educators, who have collected together important works as they might be displayed in the ideal museum for the art lover ... Features 992 oversized pages of nearly 2,700 works of art"--Publisher
Phaidon design classics( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V.1 Pioneers. -- v.2 Mass production. -- v.3 New technologies
The photography book by Ian Jeffrey( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings together 500 inspiring, moving, beautiful images of famous events and people, landscapes, historic moments, sport, wildlife, and fashion
Biennials and beyond : exhibitions that made art history, 1962-2002 by Bruce Altshuler( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and Multiple languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive reference book on the exhibitions that have changed contemporary art history. It assembles a wealth of rare documentary material and ephemera, including installation photographs, reviews and other contemporary publications
20th-century world architecture( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

20th Century World Architecture contains, in a single volume, over 750 of the most outstanding works of architecture built between 1900 and 1999
Salk Institute : Louis I Kahn by James Steele( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descent( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gengivelser af nedtagelsen af korset i form af malerier, skulpturer, glasmosaikker, relieffer m.m. fra det 9. århundrede til i dag
The design book by Sandra Zellner( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work features 500 products that have shaped the history of our society and improved the functions of homes, offices, and public buildings all across the world, including information on the designers themselves
Arts & crafts masterpieces( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The American art book
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Phaidon Company.

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Phaidon Global Company/Regan Arts.

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Regan Arts - an imprint of Phaidon Global Company.

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The Phaidon atlas of contemporary world architectureFive hundred self-portraitsExhibitions that made art historyThe art bookThe art museumPhaidon design classicsThe photography bookDescentArts & crafts masterpieces