The Story of Art - 16th Edition
Phaidon Press, 9 d’abr. 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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We can compare the hands, the left hand holding an inkhorn and resting on the
lectern, the right hand holding the pen; we can compare the feet and even the
drapery round the knees. But while the artist of figure i05 had done his very best
Artists before Michelangelo had already painted Adam lying on the ground and
being called to life by a mere touch of the hand of God, but none of them had
even come near to expressing the greatness of the mystery of creation with such
Apclles, who lived at the time of Alexander the Great, for instance, remained
proverbial, but we have no work by his hand. All we used to know of Greek
paintuigs are their reflections on Greek pottery, page 76, ligure 46; pages 80-1 ,
figures 48, ...
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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
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