The Story of Art

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New Format and Redesign of the World's Best Selling Art Book "Gombrich (1909-2001) had a gift for clear, conversational language, a narrative approach, and an interest in pop culture--he even included mass media and cartoons in The Story of Art
Incredibile come Gombrich riesca a far scorrere circa 25 secoli di arte con tanta semplicità e capacità narrativa. È una storia, del resto, e G. ne è grande narratore. Il testo - specialmente in questa edizione con illustrazioni grandi e a colori - è...Continua
Wrote 12/1/11
A Great Introduction, Heavy on the Medieval Ages and Renaissance
Just a dozen or so pages into this book, I knew that it was one I wish I would have had access to when I was first seriously exposed to art. While in many respects, it is a conservative textbook (being first published in 1950), it is fundamentally me...Continua
Wrote 2/2/11
It is a very good book to lay the fundations of the history of art. As it was written in the 50's a large part of contemporary art is missing but the author's perception and final chapter leaves the door open for what is to come, exposing quite well...Continua
Wrote 7/19/09

nice handBook,so easy art's guide line.....

Wrote 7/18/09

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