Author: Ian Chilvers
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN/UPC (if available): 019860477
Based on the acclaimed Oxford Dictionary of Art, this is an authoritative and up-to-date guide to Western Art from ancient Greece to the present day. This new and updated edition ranges from Giotto to Antony Gormkey and is an ideal book for students and gallery visitors.
This most trusted Reference book contains:
Over 2,500 entries on painting, sculpture, and the graphic arts
Covers materials and techniques from Alabaster to automation
Includes leading collectors, dealers, patrons, museums, and galleries
Entries enlivened by quotations from artists and critics
Review of the OXFORD DICTIONARY OF ART:
the best and most inclusive single volume available, immensely useful and very well written.
= Marina Vaizey, Sunday Times