Sculpture

Sculpture

by Georges Duby
     
 

A sweeping study of the greatest sculptures of all time (TASCHEN's 25th anniversary - Special edition) Ranging from ancient to contemporary sculpture, this bookis the first study of the history of sculpture to present such an original and comprehensive approach. Taking the sculptures out of the museum context (and thus off of their proverbial pedestals), Sculpture

Overview

A sweeping study of the greatest sculptures of all time (TASCHEN's 25th anniversary - Special edition) Ranging from ancient to contemporary sculpture, this bookis the first study of the history of sculpture to present such an original and comprehensive approach. Taking the sculptures out of the museum context (and thus off of their proverbial pedestals), Sculpture presents a completely new view which affords enlightening comparisons between erasand genres. This remarkable work is indispensable for artlovers of all tastes and disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783822850800
Publisher:
Taschen America, LLC
Publication date:
04/15/2006
Edition description:
25th ed.
Pages:
1152
Product dimensions:
7.68(w) x 10.72(h) x 2.37(d)

Meet the Author

Georges Duby is Emeritus Professor at the College de France and one of the most eminent French historians. He is a memeber of the Academie Francaise, and holds the French National Order of Merit and Legion of Honour, amongst other distinctions.

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