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The Visual Arts: A History - Revised, 7th Edition

Laurence King

By John Fleming and Hugh Honour

11 1/2 x 8 3/4 in; 996 pp;
714 color illustrations
Hardcover
July 2013
ISBN 9781780671178
ISBN10 1780671172

SKU# 9781780671178

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For over a quarter of a century this art historical
tour de force has consistently proved the classic
introduction to humandkind’s artistic heritage. From
our Paleolithic past to our digitised present, every
continent and culture is covered in an articulate and
well-balanced discussion--a broad and epic canvas that
omits none of the fine detail.
The Visual Arts: A History - Revised, 7th Edition


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The Visual Arts: A History - Revised, 7th Edition

For over a quarter of a century this art historical tour de force has consistently proved the classic introduction to humandkind’s artistic heritage. From our Paleolithic past to our digitised present, every continent and culture is covered in an articulate and well-balanced discussion--a broad and epic canvas that omits none of the fine detail. In this Revised Seventh Edition, contemporary art historian Michael Archer has brought the account of contemporary art up to date, reflecting the latest developments that continue to shape out cultural history.

• The definitive single-volume history of world art
• Superbly written text up to the 21st century
• Comprehensive programme of 1,459 illustrations, 714 in color

 

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11 1/2 x 8 3/4 in; 996 pp;
714 color illustrations
Hardcover
July 2013
ISBN 9781780671178
ISBN10 1780671172
John Fleming founded and edited with Hugh Honour the Pelican Style and Civilization series. He died in 2001.

Hugh Honour is one of the leading art historians of the 20th century. He is co-author with Nikolaus Pevsner and John Fleming of The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture.

Michael Archer is Professor and Programme Director of BA Fine Art at Goldsmiths, University of London. He is the author of Art Since 1960.