An accessible, comprehensive, freshly-updated celebration of the vast range of human artistry from 28,000 BC to today.
Brought completely up to date for this revised edition and now available in a compact new format, this new edition of Phaidon's groundbreaking book presents art differently from all other compendia by revealing the huge diversity – or in many cases, the similarity – of artistic achievements around the globe. Images of more than 600 works from all periods and regions are arranged in chronological order, each with a short text that puts the work in critical context and explains its contribution to the development of art history.
Conceived and edited by Phaidon Editors
Published by Phaidon Press, 2019
7.4 x 1.9 x 7.4 inches
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