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The Art Book

The latest, thoroughly revised edition of Phaidon's award-winning and worldwide best-selling art survey, featuring works by more than 600 of the world's greatest artists.



Beloved around the world and translated into 20 languages, The Art Book introduces millions of readers to great art and artists. Each of the more than 600 artists included, dating from medieval to modern times, is represented by a key work and an informative, explanatory text about the work and its creator.

Breaking with traditional classifications, The Art Book is organized by artist name, bringing together brilliant examples from all periods, schools, visions and techniques in a vibrant A-Z sequence to create an unparalleled visual resource book and a celebration of our rich, diverse culture.

This latest revised and updated edition includes 40 works new to this book and includes many overlooked historical and pioneering contemporary artists, including: Berenice Abbott, Hilma af Klint, El Anatsui, Romare Bearden, Mark Bradford, Cao Fei, Cecily Brown, Judy Chicago, John Currin, Guerrilla Girls, Lee Krasner, Jacob Lawrence, Kerry James Marshall, Joan Mitchell, Zanele Muholi, Takashi Murakami, Louise Nevelson, Clara Peeters, Jenny Saville, Wolfgang Tillmans, and more.

Title: The Art Book
Publisher: Phaidon
Size: 245 × 210 x 41 mm
Size: 592 pages
Weight: 2316 grams
Material: Hardback
ISBN: 9781838661342


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