A World History

Book - 1998
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From cave paintings to computer art, classical temples to postmodern office buildings, Art: A World History is an up-to-the-minute, in-depth guide to the world's art and architecture. Each of the chapters presents a comprehensive account of a particular period of world art with detailed timelines as visual reference guides. Art: A World History enables you to look at a work of art, understand its construction, and distinguish between different techniques, styles, and critical viewpoints. If you own only one book on the history of art - this should be the one. Over 2,000 color illustrations .Glossary of terms .Guide to the world's museums.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : DK Pub., 1998
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780789423825
Characteristics: 720 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 30 cm


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