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1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die By Stephen Farthing

1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die

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For the student, for the connoisseur, for the gallery-goer, for those who simply want to thumb through and delight in the world's greatest paintings, this book is indispensable.

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1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die by Stephen Farthing

From ancient Egyptian wallpaintings to contemporary Western canvases, this book is truly comprehensive in scope and beautiful to leaf through. Within its pages you will see displayed 1001 of the most memorable, haunting, powerful, important, controversial and visually arresting paintings that have ever been created. This newly updated and revised edition improves upon previous editions by featuring:- Larger images throughout- Unparalleled readability of text- Clean, elegant titlesEntertaining and informative text written by an international team of artists, curators, art critics and art collectors illuminates both the paintings and the people who painted them. An insightful review accompanies a beautiful reproduction of every painting - an enviable art collection to dip into whenever you please. The paintings are listed by artist and by title, making it easy to find a specific painting or trace the development of one painter's work. 1001 Paintings is a collector's must for the bookshelf.

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About Stephen Farthing


Stephen Farthing is a painter and the Rootstein Hopkins Research Professor in Drawing at the University of the Arts, London. In 1990, he was elected Master of the Ruskin School of Drawing at the University of Oxford, and a Professional Fellow at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford. In 1998, he was elected member of the Royal Academy of Arts, London. He originally studied at St. Martin's School of Art, London, gaining an MA in painting from the Royal College of Art, London. He has been teaching fine arts since 1977 and his paintings are exhibited in galleries throughout the world.

Table of Contents


Preface; Introduction; Title Index; Pre-1400; 1400s; 1500s; 1600s; 1700s; 1800s; 1900s; 2000s; Glossary; Artist Index; Contributors; Picture Credits; Acknowledgments.

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1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die by Stephen Farthing
Stephen Farthing
1001
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Octopus Publishing Group
2011-09-01
960
1844037045
9781844037049
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