The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

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Based on the highly praised Oxford Dictionary of Art, this is an authoritative and up-to-date guide to Western art from Ancient Greece to the present day. For this second edition, much new material has been added on twentieth-century art, including subjects such as Neo-Expressionism and theTurner prize, and the book is ideal for students and anyone who enjoys visiting art galleries.Over 2,000 entries on painting, sculpture, and the graphic artsIncludes artists ranging from Botticelli to Grandma Moses and Andy WarholLeading collectors, dealers, writers, and patronsEntries are often enlivened by quotations from artists and criticsFrom the reviews of its parent volume: `the best and most inclusive single volume available, immensely useful and very well written' Marina Vaisey, Sunday Times`An essential addition to the bookshelves of any art-lover' Good Book Guide
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780192800480
0192800485
Branch Call Number: REF 703
Characteristics: viii, 584 p. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Chilvers, Ian
Alternative Title: Art and artists

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