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The art lover's almanac : serious trivia for the novice and the connoisseur

Author: Helen D Hume
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Contains information about art history, famous paintings and artists, art terminology, different art mediums, what people will pay for art, where to find works of art, and more.

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hume, Helen D., 1933-
Art lover's almanac.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2003
(OCoLC)622107331
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen D Hume
ISBN: 0787967149 9780787967147
OCLC Number: 51840772
Description: xiv, 818 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: About Art --
What Did It Sell For? --
The Price of Passion --
Top Tips for Art Collectors --
Auction Knowledge --
Displaying Your Artwork --
Hanging Artwork --
Keeping Your Artwork Safe --
Special Art Exhibitions and Fairs Worldwide --
Galleries of Interest Worldwide --
Scandals and Headlines in Art --
Copies, Fakes, and Forgeries --
Art and the Fortunes of Crime, Love, and War --
Great Art Thefts --
25 Books for the Art Lover --
25 Great Art Magazines --
Films and Plays about Art --
Books about Art and Artists --
Artists' Birthdays --
Art History and Appreciation --
Art and Culture, 35,000-500 B.C. --
Art and Culture, 500 B.C.-A.D. 500 --
Art and Culture, A.D. 500-1000 --
Art and Culture, 1000-1500 --
Art and Culture, 1500-1750 --
Art and Culture, 1750-1875 --
Art and Culture, 1875-1950 --
Art and Culture, 1950-Present --
Looking at Art --
The Aesthetics of Art --
Identifying Classicism and Romanticism in Art --
Artistic Periods and Artists of the Western World --
Well-Known Women Artists --
Contemporary Paintings --
Greek and Roman Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes --
50 Mythological Paintings --
Art From Many Cultures --
Egyptian Historical Periods --
Greek Historical Periods --
Chinese Dynasties --
Symbols Used in Chinese Art --
Japanese Dynasties --
Well-Known Asian Artists --
Museums Emphasizing Asian Art --
50 Major African American Artists --
150 Additional Influential African American Artists --
Spiral Group --
Harlem Renaissance, 1920s-1940 --
African American Expressionist Painters.
Responsibility: Helen D. Hume.
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