The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

Publisher: Oxford University Press


Language: English | Number of Pages: 526 | Format: Paperback

Isbn-10: 019282676X | Isbn-13: 9780192826763 | Publish date: 

Curator: Ian Chilvers

Also available as: Hardcover

Category: Art, Architecture & Photography

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Book Description
This is a guide to western art from Ancient Greece to the present day, based on "The Oxford Dictionary of Art". It covers painting, sculpture and the graphic arts with entries on artists, patrons and dealers, collectors and writers, materials and techniques, and museums and galleries. There are also many contemporary anecdotes and quotations, and the book maintains a careful balance between fact and appraisal.