By Nancy Frazier
A refreshingly new interdisciplinary method of paintings and artists from precedent days to today
In music with the troubles of up to date scholars and students, The Penguin Concise Dictionary of artwork History attracts on literature, background, psychology, geography, economics, and different disciplines to set key creative advances of their cultural context. greater than 1500 entries distill present scholarly findings in an enticing nonacademic voice. They surround artists and theorists from Alberti to Judy Chicago to Zubarn; sessions, kinds, and activities from summary expressionism to social realism; innovations and phrases from motion portray to x-radiography. transparent, cohesive, hugely readable--and thoroughly cross-referenced, and with an in depth index--this is the hot new release reference paintings scholars, artwork buffs, and artwork browsers were expecting.