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PDF â BOOK Art History For Dummies FREE ↠ [PDF / Epub] ★ Art History For Dummies Author Jesse Bryant Wilder – Feedmarkformulate.co.uk Art history isthan just a collection of dates and foreign sounding names obscure movements and arcane isms Every age for the last 50000 years has left its uniue imprint on the world and from the fArt history isthan just a collection of dates and foreign sounding names obscure movements and arcane isms Every age for the last 50000 years has left its uniue imprint on the world and from the first cave paintings to the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel from the Byzantine mosaics of the Hagia Sophia to the graffiti inspired paintings of Jean Michel Basuiat art history tells the story of our evolving notions of who and what we are and our place in the universe Whether youre an art enthusiast whod like to knowabout the history behind your favorite works and artists or somebody who couldnt tell a Titian and a De Kooningbut would like to Art History For Dummies is for you It takes you on a tour of thirty millennia of artistic expression covering the artistic movements major artists and indispensable masterworks and the world events and cultural trends that helped spawn them With the help of stunning black and white photos throughout and a sixteen page gallery of color images it covers The rise and fall of classical art in Greece and Rome The differences between Renaissance art and Mannerism How the industrial revolution spawned Romanticism How and why Post Impression branched off from Impressionism Constructivism Dadaism Surrealism and other 20th century isms Whats up with todays eclectic art sceneArt History For Dummies is an unbeatable reference for anyone who wants to understand art in its historical context A bit tongue in cheek and the puns can be a tad tedious but it is a 'for dummies' book so you have to accept that's their style However for an overview of art history even starting with zero knowledge it's good

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Art history isthan just a collection of dates and foreign sounding names obscure movements and arcane isms Every age for the last 50000 years has left its uniue imprint on the world and from the first cave paintings to the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel from the Byzantine mosaics of the Hagia Sophia to the graffiti inspired paintings of Jean Michel Basuiat art history tells the story of our evolving notions of who and what we are and our place in the universe Whether youre an art enthusiast whod like to knowabout the history behind your favorite works and artists or somebody who couldnt tell a Titian and a De Kooningbut would like to Art History For Dummies is for you It takes you on a tour of thirty millennia of artistic expression covering the artistic movements major artists and indispensable masterworks and the world events and cultural trends that helped spawn them With the help of stunning black and white photos throughout and a sixteen page gallery of color images it covers The rise and fall of classical art in Greece and Rome The differences between Renaissance art and Mannerism How the industrial revolution spawned Romanticism How and why Post Impression branched off from Impressionism Constructivism Dadaism Surrealism and other 20th century isms Whats up with todays eclectic art sceneArt History For Dummies is an unbeatable reference for anyone who wants to understand art in its historical context I bought this as I am doing an Art History degree and thought it would be a useful book to have but not sure that it will be much help as it is just skims the surface of the subject better for casual reading than for study I would say It is laid out in the 'Dummies' usual easy style and you can dip into any page and not feel out of your depth which is what it is for really I will keep it on my shelf in case I get a mental block about something so not disappointed as for the price it is good value

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Art History For DummiesArt history isthan just a collection of dates and foreign sounding names obscure movements and arcane isms Every age for the last 50000 years has left its uniue imprint on the world and from the first cave paintings to the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel from the Byzantine mosaics of the Hagia Sophia to the graffiti inspired paintings of Jean Michel Basuiat art history tells the story of our evolving notions of who and what we are and our place in the universe Whether youre an art enthusiast whod like to knowabout the history behind your favorite works and artists or somebody who couldnt tell a Titian and a De Kooningbut would like to Art History For Dummies is for you It takes you on a tour of thirty millennia of artistic expression covering the artistic movements major artists and indispensable masterworks and the world events and cultural trends that helped spawn them With the help of stunning black and white photos throughout and a sixteen page gallery of color images it covers The rise and fall of classical art in Greece and Rome The differences between Renaissance art and Mannerism How the industrial revolution spawned Romanticism How and why Post Impression branched off from Impressionism Constructivism Dadaism Surrealism and other 20th century isms Whats up with todays eclectic art sceneArt History For Dummies is an unbeatable reference for anyone who wants to understand art in its historical context I bought this book as I didn't know much about Art and it really helped me Written in the traditional Dummies style it is entertaining to read However there is only a limited number of colour photographs which is a bit disappointing for an Art book But i guess it is to keep the costs down