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1000 Masterpieces of Decorative Art

Emile Bayard Albert Jacquemart

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PARKSTONE
01 May 2015
Decorative arts; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design
From ancient Sumerian pottery to Tiffany stained glass, decorative art had been a fundamental part of the human experience for generations. While fine art is confined to galleries and museums, decorative art is the art of the every day, combining beauty with functionality in objects ranging from the prosaic to the fantastical. In this work, authors Albert Jacquemart and Emile Bayard celebrate the beauty and artistic potential behind even the most quotidian object. Readers will walk away from this text with a newfound appreciation for the subtle artistry of the manufactured world.
By:   Emile Bayard, Albert Jacquemart
Imprint:   PARKSTONE
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 210mm,  Width: 165mm,  Spine: 51mm
Weight:   1.678kg
ISBN:   9781781602171
ISBN 10:   1781602174
Series:   The Book
Pages:   544
Publication Date:   01 May 2015
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Victoria Charles received her PhD in art history. She has published extensively on art history and contributed to Art Information, an international guide to contemporary art. She is also a regular contributor to journals and magazines. Klaus H. Carl is the author of numerous works on the history of great cities, and is also a well-known photographer of flora and fauna. A teacher by profession, he is currently devoting himself to a monumental History of Art. Albert Jacquemart was a writer and art historian who specialized in French ceramic art. He published his well-known book, Histoire de la ceramique. Emile Bayard served as an Inspector for the French Ministry of Fine Art. He wrote many books about the various styles throughout art history.

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