The Bloomsbury Guide to Art

Editor: West, Shearer
Publication Year: 1996
Publisher: Bloomsbury

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7475-2562-2
Category: Arts & Leisure - Art & Art History
Book Status: Available

Provides a fascinating insight into the origins and significance of the work of Western artists and architects. It includes tightly-focused entries on: individual artists (eg Salvador Dali); art, architecture and design terminology (eg Gothic); countries and their cultural significance (eg Art in France); theoretical concepts (eg formalism); and mythological and religious subjects and symbols (eg Christ). There are also contextualized entries on important individual works of art (eg The Haywain).

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