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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We feel we must 'give it eyes' - and what a relief it is when we make the two dots
and at last it can look at us! To us all this is a joke, but to the native it is not. A
wooden pole to which he has given a simple face looks to him totally transformed
What strikes us first is the amazing degree to which Lisa looks alive. She really
seems to look at us and to have a mind of her own. Like a living being, she
seems to change before our eyes and to look a little different every time we come
... have given mankind a quite new idea of the power of genius. One often sees
illustrations of details of this gigantic work, and one can never look at them
enough. But the impression given by the whole, when one steps into the chapel,
is still ...
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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
No s’hi han mostrat 13 seccions
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