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The Art Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

The Art Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)


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Embark on a tour of the world's greatest artistic movements and works, from prehistoric cave paintings to performance art with The Art Book, the latest in the stunning Big Ideas series. The Art Book explores the most celebrated artworks by history's most influential painters, scu...lptors, and artists with stunning visuals and insightful quotes. Discover profiles of the most important artists from across the globe, stretching from the prehistoric Altamira cave paintings and Chinese jade carvings to movements including impressionism, symbolism, and cubism. Understand the ideas which inspired masterpieces by Botticelli, Rembrandt, Klimt, Matisse, Picasso, and dozens more, with The Art Book's fascinating coverage of painting, drawing, printing, sculpture, conceptual art, and performance art, from ancient history to the modern day.
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ISBN 9780241239018
Released NZ 27 Feb 2017
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Format Hardback
Alternate Format(s) View All (1 other possible title(s) available)
Series Big Ideas
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ISBN-13 9780241239018
Stock Available
Status In-stock at supplier; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Imprint DK
Released 27 Feb 2017
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
 › 1 other possible formats available
Author(s) By DK
Series Big Ideas
Category History of Art
History Of Art: Pre-History
History Of Art: BCE To C 500 CE, Ancient & Classical World
History Of Art: C 500 CE To C 1400
History Of Art & Design Styles: C 1400 To C 1600
Renaissance art
History Of Art & Design Styles: C 1600 To C 1800
History Of Art & Design Styles: C 1800 To C 1900
History Of Art & Design Styles: From C 1900 -
Art Styles: Abstract Expressionism
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 202mm
Height: 240mm
Spine: 29mm
Dewey Code 709
Weight 1,244g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Art, Art - History
NBS Text Fine Arts / Art History
ONIX Text General/trade