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The handy art history answer book, Madelynn Dickerson

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The handy art history answer book
Title
The handy art history answer book
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Madelynn Dickerson
Title variation
art history answer book
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Language
eng
Summary
"The major art pieces, most important artists, and significant artistic movements from 35,000 BCE to today are collected together in this easy to read resource on art history. Continuing in the tradition of the standout Handy Answer Book reference series, this book not only the covers the development of Western art, but also the history of art across the globe. An overview of art--its history, techniques, materials, forms, colors, style, the nature of artistic expression, and how to look at art--is followed by examinations of the main periods and movements of art history. The book both explains and shows important elements, influences, artists, and masterworks of era and the world events and cultures that influenced and changed them through nearly 150 color images of indispensable masterworks. This accessible and entertaining resource for readers with a casual interest in art history as well as industry professionals also includes a glossary of terms to demystify jargon and explain theory"--
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Dickerson, Madelynn
Dewey number
709
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N5303
LC item number
.D53 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
Series statement
Handy series
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Art
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The handy art history answer book, Madelynn Dickerson
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Contents
Art principles and history -- Art of the ancient world, 5000 b.c.e.-400 c.e. -- The medieval world, c. 400-1300 -- The early modern world, c. 1300-1600 -- Baroque and beyond, c. 1600-1850 -- From the industrial revolution to World War I, c. 1850-1914 -- The modern world during and after the world wars, c. 1914-1960 -- Contemporary art, 1960s-present
Control code
ocn818318346
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 294 pages
Isbn
9781578594177
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013000153
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
The handy art history answer book, Madelynn Dickerson
Publication
Contents
Art principles and history -- Art of the ancient world, 5000 b.c.e.-400 c.e. -- The medieval world, c. 400-1300 -- The early modern world, c. 1300-1600 -- Baroque and beyond, c. 1600-1850 -- From the industrial revolution to World War I, c. 1850-1914 -- The modern world during and after the world wars, c. 1914-1960 -- Contemporary art, 1960s-present
Control code
ocn818318346
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 294 pages
Isbn
9781578594177
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013000153
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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      1095 Sixth Avenue, Marion, IA, 52302, US
      42.032284 -91.59893
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