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100 Ideas that Changed Art
     

100 Ideas that Changed Art

by Michael Bird
 

From the earliest cave paintings through to the internet and street art, this inspiring book chronicles the 100 most influential ideas that have shaped the world of art. Arranged in broadly chronological order, it provides a source of inspiration and a fascinating resource for the general reader to dip into. Lavishly illustrated with historical masterpieces and

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From the earliest cave paintings through to the internet and street art, this inspiring book chronicles the 100 most influential ideas that have shaped the world of art. Arranged in broadly chronological order, it provides a source of inspiration and a fascinating resource for the general reader to dip into. Lavishly illustrated with historical masterpieces and packed with fascinating contemporary examples, this is an inspirational and wholly original guide to understanding the forces that have shaped world art.

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"...a succinct account of the most influential developments in the history of art." - Maria Popova, Brainpickings"

Michael Bird has written a book that caters to every sort of art lover, from novice art historian to seasoned museum-goer...100 Ideas That Changed Art is a must-read for any art enthusiast." - The MIT Tech

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781856697958
Publisher:
King, Laurence Publishing
Publication date:
10/24/2012
Series:
100 Ideas Series
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
665,042
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Bird is a writer, art historian, and broadcaster. His recent books include Sandra Blow (2005), The St Ives Artists: A Biography of Place and Time (2008), and Bryan Wynter (2010). He has published many essays and articles on modern and contemporary art and lectures widely. He is currently Visiting Lecturer at University College Falmouth.

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