The Story of Art - 16th Edition
Phaidon Press, 9 de set. 1995 - 688 pàgines
The Story of Art, one of the most famous and popular books on art ever written, has been a world bestseller for over four decades. Attracted by the simplicity and clarity of his writing, readers of all ages and backgrounds have found in Professor Gombrich a true master, and one who combines knowledge and wisdom with a unique gift for communicating his deep love of the subject.
For the first time in many years the book has been completely redesigned. The illustrations, now in color throughout, have all been improved and reoriginated, and include six fold‐outs. The text has been revised and updated where appropriate, and a number of significant new artists have been incorporated. The bibliographies have been expanded and updated, and the maps and charts redrawn.
The Story of Art has always been admired for two key qualities: it is a pleasure to read and a pleasure to handle. In these respects the new edition is true to its much‐loved predecessors: the text runs as smoothly as ever and the improved illustrations are always on the page where the reader needs them. In its new edition, this classic work continues its triumphant progress tirelessly for yet another generation, to remain the title of first choice for any newcomer to art or the connoisseur."
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1175 - 1225 Detail of a crucifix ; empera on wood ; Uffizi , Florence What is true of
beauty is also true of expression . In fact , it is often the expression of a figure in
the painting which makes us like or loathe the work . Some people like an ...
The artist never reproduced the shape of his nose , the furrows of his brow or his
individual expression . It is a strange fact , which we have not yet discussed , that
Greek artists in the works we have seen have avoided giving the heads a ...
For the first time , perhaps , it became true that art was a perfect means of
expressing individuality - provided the artist had an individuality to express . To
many this may sound like a paradox . They think of all art as a means of '
expression ' ...
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