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Dogs in art

Author: Susie Green
Publisher: London, UK : Reaktion Books Ltd, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Zoroastrian sculpture of a 100-kilo mastiff to the portrait of a coiffured lap dog, Dogs in Art presents humanity's best friend like never before. Through a wide range of genres, fashions and cultures, from Roman mosaics to pop art, video, impressionism and photography, this book brings together more than 200 breathtaking canine images to tell the story of dogs in art from ancient times to the present.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susie Green
ISBN: 178914129X 9781789141290
OCLC Number: 1085149465
Description: 280 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 26 cm
Contents: In the beginning --
The supreme predator --
From the Dark Ages to the end of the Renaissance --
The dog stands alone --
My best friend and I --
The dog's role as a model in life and art --
The dog as adornment in art and the flesh --
An artist's best friend.
Responsibility: Susie Green.

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"This refreshing look at the dog in art runs over eight chapters. There is Landseer, Cubism, Japanese art, sculpture, and pop art, too. Through these striking images the story of the dog in art is Read more...

 
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