The Beginner's Guide to Art

The Beginner's Guide to Art

Book - 1998
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This concise and straightforward guide to art explains the subject, from Paleolithic cave paintings and ancient Greek temples, to Byzantine icons, Japanese architecture, Oceanic sculpture, African murals and the 20th-century avant-garde. The work features: clearly organized sections on painting, sculpture and architecture; illustrated descriptions of techniques and definitions of styles; and a biographical dictionary of the major figures who have shaped Western art, including photographs of their works.
Publisher: New York : Harry Abrams, 1998.
ISBN: 9780810940024
Branch Call Number: 709 Beg
Characteristics: 288 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Govignon, Brigitte


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