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Published: 26 February 2009

720 Pages

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ISBN: 9780199532940


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The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

Fourth Edition

Ian Chilvers

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Over 2,500 entries cover Western art from ancient Greece to the present day
  • Biographical entries for artists, critics, collectors, dealers, and patrons, complete with places and full dates of birth and death
  • Thorough coverage of styles and movements, materials and techniques, and museums and galleries - the widest scope of any comparable reference work
  • Classified list of all the entries in the book - readers can easily look for entries related to a particular area, for example, 18th-century French artists
  • Entries are entertainingly written and enlivened by quotations from artists and critics

New to this Edition:

  • Fully revised and updated content
  • More than 50 new entries, including Tracey Emin and Jack Vettriano
  • Classified list of all the entries in the book - readers can easily look for entries related to a particular area, for example, 18th-century French artists
  • Biographical entries now provide places and full dates of birth and death
  • Thumb tabs for quick and easy reference
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