Protecting Western artwork from the traditional Greeks to the current day, this best-selling and authoritative dictionary is extra wide-ranging than any similar reference paintings. It comprises over 2,500 transparent and concise entries on types and pursuits, fabrics and strategies, and museums and galleries. it's also biographical entries for artists, critics, creditors, buyers, and consumers, with areas and whole dates of start and dying (in many situations correcting incorrect information that has discovered its manner into different sources). For this re-creation, entries were completely revised and up-to-date, and greater than fifty new entries were extra. Browsers and readers with an curiosity in a selected sector will enjoy the labeled record of the entire entries within the ebook. Written in an attractive demeanour with many entries enlivened through quotations from artists and critics, this dictionary is a excitement to browse, whereas its A-Z constitution and categorised record makes it excellent for fast reference. formerly entitled The Concise Oxford Dictionary of paintings and Artists, this significant re-creation is key for an individual with an curiosity in art.
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