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The Story of Art, Pocket Edition

BuchKartoniert, Paperback
1046 Seiten
Englisch
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A new pocket-sized edition of the most famous and popular book on art ever written and world-wide bestseller for over half a century.
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KlappentextA new pocket-sized edition of the most famous and popular book on art ever written and world-wide bestseller for over half a century.
ZusammenfassungA new, compact edition of the most popular art book ever written.
Details
ISBN978-0-7148-4703-0
ProduktartBuch
Einbandart / SetinhaltKartoniert, Paperback
Verlag/Label
Erscheinungsjahr2019
Seiten1046 Seiten
SpracheEnglisch
Artikel-Nr.3606483
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Inhalt/Kritik

InhaltsverzeichnisPreface / Introduction - On art and artists / Strange Beginnings - Prehistoric and primitive peoples; Ancient America / Art for Eternity - Egypt, Mesopotamia, Crete / The Great Awakening - Greece, seventh to fifth century BC / The Realm of Beauty - Greece and the Greek world, fourth century BC to first century AD / World Conquerors - Romans, Buddhists, Jews and Christians, first to fourth century AD / A Parting of Ways - Rome and Byzantium,...mehr
Kritik'This is a book which, widely read as it will certainly be, may well affect the thought of a generation. Gombrich writes conversationally and intimately. His learning, though very perceptible to any student of the subject, is worn lightly, but he has something new to say on almost every subject. He can illuminate with a few words the whole atmosphere of a period.' T J Boase, Times Literary Supplement, reviewing the 1st edition,...mehr

Autor

Sir Ernst Gombrich's (1909-2001) standing in the world of art and his popularity with experts and a vast general readership alike remain unrivalled. His books have been translated into more than twenty languages and many titles have become classics. Ernst Gombrich was born in Vienna and came to England in 1936. He spent the larger part of his working life at the University of London's Warburg Institute, where he was Director from 1959 until his retirement in 1976. His 'retirement' saw the publication of numerous books, reviews and articles, and the conferring of many international honours, including a knighthood and the Order of Merit. In 1994 the city of Frankfurt awarded him the Goethe Prize. His bestselling book The Story of Art, first published over fifty years ago, continues to delight and inform students of art around the world. Professor Gombrich's books are models of good art-historical writing, and reflect his deep and abiding concern with the standards and values of our cultural heritage.

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