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The art museum

Author: Richard Schlagman; Phaidon Press.
Publisher: London ; New York, NY : Phaidon, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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.
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Genre/Form: History
Geschiedenis (vorm)
Plaatwerken (vorm)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Schlagman; Phaidon Press.
ISBN: 9780714856520 0714856525
OCLC Number: 714731902
Notes: "This imaginary museum, created and curated by Phaidon, houses ... around 3,000 paintings, sculptures, frescos, photographs, tapestries, friezes, installations, performances, videos, woodblock prints, screens, ceramics, and manuscripts that together tell the history of world art"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: [992] pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 43 cm
Contents: Art of the Stone Age --
Ancient Near East --
Ancient Egypt --
Ancient Greece --
Early Italian and Etruscan art --
Ancient Rome --
Native cultures of early Europe --
Central Asia --
China and Korea --
Japan --
Byzantine art --
Islamic art --
Medieval Europe --
Italian Renaissance --
Northern Renaissance --
South Asia --
South-east Asia --
Native cultures of the Americas --
Baroque and Rococo --
Neoclassicism --
Art of the nineteenth century --
Africa --
Australia and Oceania --
Art from 1900 to mid-century --
Art since the mid-20th century.
Responsibility: [conceived by Richard Schlagman].

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