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The Illustrated History of Art: Art Through the Ages, Including: Medieval and Early Renaissance Art, the Sixteenth Century, the Baroque Era, Eastern Art
by David Piper
Significant artistic developments from the Palaeolithic cave paintings to Superrealism are depicted.
Paperback, 540 pages
Published 2004 by Bounty Books
(first published June 27th 1994)
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It's taken me so long to get through this I ought to share a few thoughts. This is an excellent volume if like me you aspire to pretend to know a thing or two about art, covering every major topic from the earliest neolithic examples to the most recent developments at the time of its publication (1980s). These topics are given two-page spreads with colour photographs and captions, and are divided into broad chapters by historical date, sequenced chronologically. Its a heavy book that works best ...more