10,000 Years of Art

Tác giả: Larry Ball

Thể loại: Nonfiction

320.000 VND
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Phaidon Press; 1st edition (20 Mar. 2009)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 544 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9780714849690
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0714849690
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 12.7 x 2.86 x 16.51 cm
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10,000 Years of Art is a compact guide to world art, offering a fresh perspective on the whole of art history from 8,000 BC to the present day. Organized in chronological order, the 500 works of art presented here cover all cultures (not just western) and represent the finest examples of fine and decorative art from 10,000 years of human history. Each work is illustrated in colour and accompanied by a concise, informative text. A companion title to Phaidon’s groundbreaking 30,000Years of Art, this convenient pocket-sized volume is an indispensable resource for any art enthusiast.

Contributors include some 35 museum curators, academics and archaeologists from the UK, Europe and the US, all of them specialists in their fields of art history. Authors include - Dr Jaromir Malek, the Griffith Institute, University of Oxford, on Egyptian art - Professor Sheila Blair, Boston College, Massachusetts, on Islamic art - Professor Keith Pratt, University of Durham, on Chinese and Korean art - Dr Crispin Branfoot, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, on Indian art - Dr Alisa LaGamma, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, on African art - Dr Andrew Fitzpatrick, Wessex Archaeology, on Iron Age European art - Professor Robin Conningham, University of Durham, on Indus Valley art - Dr Jean Turfa, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, on Etruscan art - Dr Sarah Symmons, University of Essex, on 18th- and 19th-century Western art

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