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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In any case they would preserve his sacred body from decay. For the Egyptians
believed that the body must be preserved if the soul is to live on in the beyond.
That is why they prevented the corpse from decaying by an elaborate method of ...
He has bent down and swung his arm backwards so as to be able to throw with
greater force. At the next moment he will spin round and let fly, supporting the
throw with a turn of his body. The attitude looks so convincing that modern
There is no living body quite as symmetrical, well-built and beautiful as those of
the Greek statues. ... the appearance ot a real man, and then beautified it by
omitting any irregularities or traits which did not conform to their idea of a perfect
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Review: The Story of ArtRevisió d'Usuari - David Hovland - Goodreads
The Story of Art is an excellent introduction to many eras and styles of art - it's far-ranging! The photographs are quite good. Llegeix la ressenya completa
Review: The Story of ArtRevisió d'Usuari - Zoe - Goodreads
I'm reading this for one of my courses this semester. Loving it so far, especially how the author illustrates each point with an illustration. More later! Llegeix la ressenya completa
Ι STRANGE BEGINNINGS
ART FOR ETERNITY
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