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Janson's story of painting : from cave painting to modern times

Author: H W Janson; Dora Jane Janson; Anthony F Janson
Publisher: New York : Harrison House/Harry N. Abrams : Distributed by Crown Publishers, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1984 ed.View all editions and formats
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From the powerful images etched in the caves of our prehistoric ancestors right up to the most recent works of living artists. Included are types of art which are only now beginning to receive the attention they deserve - the painting of the Middle Ages, for instance, and Mannerism. The reader will find a simple, intelligible explanation of the art of our century, from Cubism, Expressionism, and Surrealism to Pop  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H W Janson; Dora Jane Janson; Anthony F Janson
ISBN: 0517449382 9780517449387
OCLC Number: 11558429
Notes: First ed. published in 1952 under title: The story of painting for young people.
Description: 173 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Other Titles: Story of painting
Responsibility: H.W. Janson and Dora Jane Janson.

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From the powerful images etched in the caves of our prehistoric ancestors right up to the most recent works of living artists. Included are types of art which are only now beginning to receive the attention they deserve - the painting of the Middle Ages, for instance, and Mannerism. The reader will find a simple, intelligible explanation of the art of our century, from Cubism, Expressionism, and Surrealism to Pop Art, OP Art and Photo Realism.

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