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Published: 04 December 2008

864 Pages | 200 halftones


ISBN: 9780195313918

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The Grove Dictionary of Materials and Techniques in Art

Gerald Ward

  • Built on high-quality scholarship from The Dictionary of Art (1996)
  • All of the material has been updated and important new articles and revisions have been added
  • Incorporates recent changes in conservation, restoration, as well as new materials and techniques in video and digital art
  • Fascinating historical information about a wide range of visual arts materials and techniques in all media in world art and architecture
  • Fully updated bibliography and extensive cross-references in an easy-to-use A-Z format
  • Accessible to a wide audience—general readers, university students, collectors, curators, conservators, appraisers, and scholars
  • Also available online from the Oxford Digital Reference Shelf offering flexible search and browse functionality and multi-user access