The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

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Based on the 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 the Turner Prize. This book contains over 2000 entries on painting, sculpture, and the graphic arts, and includes includes artists ranging from Botticelli to Grandma Moses and Andy Warhol. Entries are often enlivened by quotations from artists and criticsshow more

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  • Paperback | 594 pages
  • 132.08 x 193.04 x 35.56mm | 975.22g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0192800485
  • 9780192800480

About Ian Chilvers

Ian Chilvers is a freelance writer and editor. He is co-editor of The Oxford Dictionary of Art and The Concise Oxford Companion to Classical Literature.show more

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the best and most inclusive single volume available, immensely useful and very well written Sunday Timesshow more

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