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The Story of Art - 16th Edition

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An illustrated introduction to art appreciation with a survey of the major art periods and styles and descriptions of the work and world of the masters. This text is the 16th revised and updated edition of this introduction to art, from the earliest cave paintings to experimental art. Eight new artists from the modern period have been introduced. They are: Corot, Kollwitz, Nolde, de Chirico, Brancussi, Magritte, Nicolson and Morandi. A sequence of new endings have been added, and the captions are now fuller, including the medium and dimension of the works illustrated. Six fold-outs present selected large-scale works. They are: Van Eyck's Ghent Altarpiece, Leonardo's Last Supper, Botticelli's Birth of Venus, Jackson Pollock's One (Number 31, 1950), Van der Weyden's Descent from the Cross and Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling.

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Series Title
Story of Art
Publisher
Phaidon Press
Book Format
Hardcover
Original Languages
English
Number of Pages
688
Author
E.H. Gombrich
ISBN-13
9780714833552
Publication Date
April, 1995
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H)
10.15 x 7.40 x 1.85 Inches
ISBN-10
071483355X

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Gombrichs The Story ...

Gombrich's "The Story of Art" takes on a very formidable challenge: to tell the history and story of art from its earlier inception thousands of years ago up to the present day (which for Gombrich was 1989). It helps that he does so with the help of colored reproductions of the art he highlights; "The Story of Art" has over 400 figures/pictures within. Gombrich not only manages to succeed in telling the story of art, but he does so in an incredibly-accessible and lively manner. "The Story of Art" does not read like an academic tome (though it is as well researched as any!), nor does it require any prior knowledge. As such, it really does make an incredible introduction to the often-confusing and often-misrepresented world of fine art.

I loved this book. It ...

I loved this book. It explains in a very lively and understandable way (with, I'm sure, some simplification) the history of western art. The love of the author for his subject and for all those past artists is palpable and communicative. A great introduction and an enjoyable read.

A clear tour of the hi...

A clear tour of the history of art including ancient, through the advent of perspective and modern art. Full disclosure: So comprehensive it needs to be re-read.

I read this cover to c...

I read this cover to cover for a History of Art course at Uni. Very readable and a good introduction but a bit out of date now.

Why am I limited to on...

Why am I limited to only 5 Stars? Read it!

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