The History of Art in Pictures: Western Art from Prehistory to the Presentby Gilles Plazy, Jean Lacouture (Preface by)
In authoritative prose accompanied by breathtaking four-color reproductions, The History of Art in Pictures offers a comprehensive/i>
This stunning book is for art lovers - whether frequent visitors to museums and art galleries or the merely curious - who want to educate themselves more deeply about Western art and its evolution, from prehistory to today.
In authoritative prose accompanied by breathtaking four-color reproductions, The History of Art in Pictures offers a comprehensive selection - including painting, sculpture, and architecture - of the indisputable masterpieces of the Western tradition.
The structure of this lavish book is simple: a double-page spread introduces each major step in the evolution of Western art, followed by numerous color reproductions of artwork from that era, each of which is accompanied by a brief caption. A selection of dates, running along the top of each page, reflects memorable events from the relevant time period, including scientific discoveries, great achievements in literature, and political and social milestones.
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