Art : a visual history / Robert Cumming.
Publication year: 2015
Edition: Revised edition.
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley Limited,
ISBN: 9780241186107 (hbk.) :
Previous edition: 2005.
In slip case.
This illustrated book offers a comprehensive guide to western artists, themes, paintings, techniques and stories. Packed full of large, full-colour images of iconic works and lesser-known gems, 'Art' covers over 650 fifty artists, providing an expansive view of art history. Covering every era, from early art in 3000BCE to contemporary work, with chronological features on the major schools and movements and close-up critical appraisals of 22 masterpieces, this book is a broad but thorough introduction to art history.
416 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 25 cm
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