The Visual Arts

The Visual Arts

A History

Book - 1999 | 5th ed.
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The Visual Arts is recognized as the most up-to-date and wide-ranging history of art available in one volume. Now completely revised, it's more comprehensive and compelling than ever.Authors Honour and Fleming take readers from pre-history to Post-Modernism, exploring all the familiar movements and masterworks but also delving into non-Western traditions, architecture, and the decorative arts. The incisive text (incorporating new research and discoveries), more than 1,350 illustrations (nearly 20% new), maps (all redrawn), time charts (all redesigned), and sidebars (including the new "Concepts" and "Urban Development") make this an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to understand art in context.
Publisher: New York : Abrams, 1999.
Edition: 5th ed.
ISBN: 9780810939356
0810939355
Branch Call Number: 709 H774 1999
Characteristics: 928 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Fleming, John 1919-
Alternative Title: World history of art

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