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Reading art : art for book lovers

Author: David Trigg
Publisher: London ; New York : Phaidon Press Limited, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As every book tells a story, every book in art is part of an intriguing, engaging, and relatable image. Books are depicted as indicators of intellect in portraits, as symbols of piety in religious paintings, as subjects in still lifes, and as the raw material for contemporary installations. 'Reading Art' spotlights artworks from museums and collections around the globe, creating a gorgeous, inspiring homage to both  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Art
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Trigg
ISBN: 0714876275 9780714876276
OCLC Number: 1007055559
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 351 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm
Responsibility: David Trigg.

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A celebration of artworks featuring books and readers from throughout history, for the delight of art lovers and bibliophiles  Read more...

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"As every book tells a story, every book in art is part of an intriguing, engaging, and relatable image. In Reading Art: Art for Book Lovers, David Trigg looks into how books in art are used as Read more...

 
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