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Guide to art

Author: Shearer West
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Bloomsbury Guide to Art is one of the most up-to-date and comprehensive surveys of the history of art and architecture available today. It is an invaluable reference source and provides a fascinating insight into the origins and significance of the work of Western artists and architects.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Guide to art.
London : Bloomsbury, 1996
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shearer West
ISBN: 9781849720571 1849720576 9780747525622 0747525625
OCLC Number: 246967494
Notes: Comprises an essay section and an A-Z reference section.
Includes graphical cross-reference mapper.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 911 pages, [64] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color)
Contents: Art in the classical world / Richard Brilliant --
Penetrating ecclesia, interpretations of Gothic architecture / Phillip Lindley --
Art and the Renaissance in Italy / N.S. Davidson --
Court art in seventeenth-century Europe / Joan Crossley --
Everyday life / Paul Barlow --
Portraiture / Shearer West --
Art institutions / Paul Duro --
The politics of the landscape in European art / Stephen Daniels --
"Other" art, approaching non-European cultures / Shaun Hides --
Art in North America, the United States and Mexico, 1820s-1920s / Lucretia Hoover Giese. Women as artists and subjects / Marsha Meskimmon --
Modernism and modernity / Catriona Miller --
Grounding Postmodernism / Jonathan Harris.
Other Titles: Bloomsbury guide to art
Responsibility: [general editor,] Shearer West.

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A comprehensive, up-to-date survey of the history of art and architecture. The structure combines over 4000 detailed A-Z entries with a series of contextual essays. The dictionary entries cover:  Read more...

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