The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials & Techniques in Art: One-volume format

The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials & Techniques in Art: One-volume format

by Gerald W. R. Ward
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195313917

ISBN-13: 9780195313918

Pub. Date: 10/06/2008

Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art offers the most comprehensive, up-to-date information on all aspects of this fundamental area of the visual arts. In a convenient one-volume format, this encyclopedia provides fascinating historical and current uses of materials and techniques in a wide range of areas from painting and sculpture to

Overview

The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art offers the most comprehensive, up-to-date information on all aspects of this fundamental area of the visual arts. In a convenient one-volume format, this encyclopedia provides fascinating historical and current uses of materials and techniques in a wide range of areas from painting and sculpture to non-traditional media such as digital and video art. Combining scholarly rigor with lively, clear writing this book is an accessible and indispensable resource for anyone who studies, creates, collects, or deals in works of art.

Coverage includes materials in art practice (e.g. ink, enamel, digital materials); materials in conservation (e.g. adhesives); classes of artifacts (e.g. wallpaper, mosaic, ceramic); techniques and methods (e.g. book binding, gilding, printing, weaving), terms (e.g. rustication), tools (e.g. easel, laser), theory (e.g. technical examination, conservation controversies), fakes & forgeries, and conservation theorists and practitioners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195313918
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
10/06/2008
Pages:
864
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 10.20(h) x 2.10(d)

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