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Art: The Definitive Visual Guide

Andrew Graham-Dixon Ross King Ian Chilvers Andrew Graham Dixon



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03 September 2018
Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Painting & paintings; Sculpture; Social & cultural history
Truly comprehensive in scope, Art shows you masterpieces from over 700 artists, including Leonardo da Vinci, Picasso, and Van Gogh. An invaluable reference book for any art lover, it showcases the works; everything from Italian baroque painting and African art to contemporary art history.

Discover key facts about the most prominent artistic movements, including their origins and influences, and follow a timeline of the most famous works. Be inspired by the detail of each subject matter and methods each artist used to create their masterpieces, and explore centuries, cultures, and countries on the ultimate artistic journey across time.

Created in collaboration with Bridgeman, the biggest art library in the world, Art- The Definitive Visual Guide is a must-have for your bookshelf.
By:   Andrew Graham-Dixon
Foreword by:   Ross King
Consultant editor:   Ian Chilvers, Andrew Graham Dixon
Imprint:   DK
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   2nd edition
Dimensions:   Height: 307mm,  Width: 260mm,  Spine: 45mm
Weight:   3.415kg
ISBN:   9780241257104
ISBN 10:   0241257107
Pages:   612
Publication Date:   03 September 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Andrew Graham Dixon is one of the leading art critics and presenters of arts television programmes in the English-speaking world. He has presented six landmark series on art for the BBC, including the acclaimed A History of British Art, Renaissance, and Art of Eternity, as well as numerous individual documentaries on art and artists. For more than 20 years, he has published a weekly column on art, first in the Independent and, more recently, in the Sunday Telegraph. He has written a number of books on subjects ranging from medieval painting and sculpture, to contemporary art.

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