The Story of Art
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Publisher : Prentice Hall
Release Date : 1995
ISBN 10 : 9780134401997
Pages : 688 pages
Rating : 4/5 from 350 reviews
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"The Story of Art is one of the most famous and popular books on art ever published. For 45 years it has remained unrivalled as an introduction to the whole subject, from the earliest cave paintings to the experimental art of today. Readers of all ages and backgrounds throughout the world have found in Professor Gombrich a true master, who combines knowledge and wisdom with a unique gift for communicating directly his own deep love of the works of art he describes." "The Story of Art owes its lasting popularity to the directness and simplicity of the writing, and also the author's skill in presenting a clear narrative. He describes his aim as 'to bring some intelligible order into the wealth of names, periods and styles which crowd the pages of more ambitious works', and using his insight into the psychology of the visual arts, he makes us see the history of art as 'a continuous weaving and changing of traditions in which each work refers to the past and points to the future, a living chain that still links our own time with the Pyramid age'. In its new format, the 16th edition of this classic work is set to continue its triumphant progress for future generations and to remain the first choice for all newcomers to art."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

The Story of Art   16th Edition

by E.H. Gombrich

" The Story of Art, one of the most famous and popular books on art ever written, has been a world bestseller for over four decades. Attracted by the simplicity and clarity of his writing, readers of all ages and backgrounds have found in Professor Gombrich a true master, and one who combines knowledge and wisdom with a unique gift for communicating his deep love of the subject. For the first time in many years the book has been completely redesigned.

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The Story of Art  Luxury Edition

by E H Gombrich

Exquisite cloth-bound edition of the classic art-history text – the perfect gift for every art connoisseur and student For more than 60 years Ernst Gombrich's The Story of Art has been a global bestseller – with more than 8 million copies sold – the perfect introduction to art history, from the earliest cave paintings to art of the twentieth century, a masterpiece of clarity and personal insight. This classic book is currently in its 16th edition and has been translated into more than 30 languages, and

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The Story of Art

by E. H. Gombrich

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The Story of Art

by A. N. Hodge

From the glories of the High Renaissance in Italy to the emotional visions of the Romantics, and from the groundbreaking techniques of the Impressionists to the radical canvases of the Abstract Expressionists, this book provides a fascinating look at the major movements in the history of western painting.A clear chronological structure allows the reader to see each movement in its historical context, and to appreciate the patterns which emerge.The historical framework shows the extent to which the powers

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Stories of Art

by James Elkins

Stories of Art is James Elkins's intimate history of art. Concise and original, this engaging book is an antidote to the behemoth art history textbooks from which we were all taught. As he demonstrates so persuasively, there can never be one story of art. Cultures have their own stories - about themselves, about other cultures - and to hear them all is one way to hear the multiple stories that art tells. But each of us also has our own

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The Story of Art

by Ernst Hans Gombrich

"Here is a vivid and lucid picture of a complex but fascinating story -- that of art as a coherent and intelligible epic of human endeavour"--Amazon.com.

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The Story of Paintings

by Mick Manning

The Story of Paintings begins with the cave paintings of our Stone Age ancestors and continues through to the modern day. Mick Manning and Brita Granström take your on a tour of their personally selected gallery which showcases the work of some of the world's most famous artists and few a less well-known ones. The artists featured include van Eyck, da Vinci, Bruegel, Rembrandt, Velázquez, JMW Turner, Van Gogh, Monet, Matisse, Georgia O'Keefe, Picasso, Frida Kahlo and Jackson

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The Short Story of Art

by N.A

The Short Story of Art is a new and innovative introduction to the subject of art. Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key works, from the wall paintings of Lascaux to contemporary installations, and then links these to sections on art movements, themes, and techniques. The design of the book allows the student or art enthusiast to easily navigate their way around key periods, artists and styles. Accessible and concise, it simplifies and explains the most important and influential concepts in

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The Illustrated Story of Art

by Iain Zaczek

Great art movements and the paintings that inspired them The Illustrated Story of Art is an innovative approach to understanding the history of art, from cave painting to the modern day, with pivotal works of art examined in the context of history, culture and the lives of their creators. This invaluable art reference book reveals the creative impulse behind every major art movement, from the Renaissance to Surrealism and abstract to pop art, with a visual timeline to show famous

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The Story of Art Smith

by Rose Wilder Lane

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The Story of Art  Pocket Edition

by E.H. Gombrich

Traces the history of art from primitive cave paintings to controversial works of the present day.

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The Story of Painting

by N.A

A fascinating new history of art, this gloriously illustrated book reveals how materials, techniques, and ideas have evolved over the centuries, inspiring artists and giving them the means to create their most celebrated works. Covering a comprehensive array of topics, from the first pigments and frescos to linear perspective in Renaissance paintings, the influence of photography, Impressionism, and the birth of modern art, The Story of Painting follows each step in the evolution of painting over the last 25,000 years, from

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THE STORY OF ART

by Ernst H. Gombrich

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The Story of Contemporary Art

by Tony Godfrey

An instant classic--a lively new introduction to contemporary art that stretches from Andy Warhol's Brillo boxes to Marina Abramovi&ć's performance art to today's biennale circuit and million-dollar auctions. Encountering a work of contemporary art, a viewer might ask, "What does it mean?" "Is it really art?" and "Why does it cost so much?" These are not the questions that E. H. Gombrich set out to answer in his magisterial The Story of Art. Contemporary art seems totally unlike what

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The Book of Art   The Story of Man s Artistic Achievement Through the Ages

by E. W. Walters

Originally published in 1930s. The illustrated contents include: The Awakening of the Artistic Impulse - Art in Oriental Countries - Early Christian Art - The Rise of Italian Art - Development of Italian Art - Rise of Art in the Low Countries - Development of Art in the Netherlands - Flemish Art - Dutch Art - Art in Spain - In Germany - In France - Art in England before 1914 - Modern Art - Index of Names etc. Many of

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The Lost Mother

by Anne Summers

My mother had just turned ten in mid-1933 when a young woman approached her as they were both leaving Mass at St Joan of Arc's in Brighton...The woman was an artist and she would like to paint her portrait... After her mother's death in 2005, Anne Summers inherits a portrait of her mother as a child. Mesmerised by this image, she finds herself drawn into the story of how the portrait was painted and eventually found its way into her

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The Story of Art

by Ernst Hans Gombrich

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In the Vineyard of Art  the Story of Art and Tasmania  a History  Vol 4

by Michael Denholm

Looks at artists who have left Tasmania to make art elsewhere andartists who have visited Tasmania to make art there

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