International Dictionary of Art and Artists: Art

International Dictionary of Art and Artists: Art

by St James Press
     
 

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Library Journal - Library Journal
This two-volume work presents an interesting overview of the history of art. The Artists volume is an alphabetical arrangement of the most significant artists from the 13th to the 20th centuries. The entries on each artist, chosen by the panel of contributors, include a short biography, a list of collections that have the artist's work, a bibliography of books and journal articles about the artist, and a signed critical essay. Art has a chronological arrangement of 500 works of art from Cimabue to Hockney. The art works included are either the artist's acknowledged masterpiece or a representative piece of the artist's work. While color reproductions would have enhanced the visual quality of these volumes, the black-and-white reproductions are of high quality and in most cases provide a clear representation of the artist's work. The set is costly but will furnish the scholar with concise resource material, including critical evaluation. Recommended for both academic and large public libraries where the budget allows.-- Mary Molinaro, Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington
Booknews
This handsome volume, the first of two making up the International dictionary (see following entry) features 500 great works of art produced in Western Europe and the Americas, dating from the early Renaissance to the present day. The entries are arranged chronologically and include artist's name, the location, size and date of the work, b&w photograph of the work, selected bibliography, and signed critical essay. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558620018
Publisher:
Cengage Gale
Publication date:
04/28/1998
Pages:
1008
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 11.05(h) x 2.02(d)

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