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 Britannica Encyclopedia of Art and Artists
Exciting New Release
More than 2,240 art illustrations in 9 beautiful volumes.
Britannica's Encyclopedia of Art and Artists is a completely revised and updated version of one of the most comprehensive encyclopedias on art history and world art you'll find.
As an authoritative reference work, this Encyclopedia covers all aspects of visual art from its earliest beginnings. You'll discover more about art history, the glories of the Renaissance and the many new contemporary art forms practiced today, along with insightful biographies on world famous artists.


  
 It's fascinating to explore art history and world art
  
 The encyclopedia set is beautifully illustrated in full colour and is designed to answer the needs of students, artists, art lovers, as well as those who simply like looking at beautiful things.

Consisting of 9 volumes each 196 pages long, the Encyclopedia of Visual Art covers the entire history of art chronologically in the first five volumes. In Volumes 6-9, you'll see an alphabetically arranged, biographical dictionary of artists.
  
 New and updated biographies include key world art figures
  
 George Baselitx, Louis Bourgeois, Lucian Freud, Gilbert and George , Leon Golub, Eva Hesse. Frida Kahlo, Anselm Kiefer, Alice Neel, Richard Serra, George Segal, Cy Twombly, Norman Foster, Laurie Anderson, Chan Ta-ch'ien (plus new illustration), Chuck Close (plus new illustration), Frank Gehry, Li K'o-jan, Maya Lin Richard Meier, Nam June Park and Gerhard Richter .
  
 Nine concise world art and art history volumes
  
 
  • Volume 1 Paleolithic Art-Etruscan Art
  • Volume 2 Roman Art-Early Christian Art
  • Volume 3 Byzantine Art-Ottonian Art
  • Volume 4 Romanesque Art-Romanticism
  • Volume 5 Realism-South African Art
  • Volume 6 Alvar Aalto-Paul Ruel
  • Volume 7 Albrecht Durer-Jan Lievensz
  • Volume 8 Limburg Brothers-Francisco Ribalta
  • Volume 9 Jusepe Ribera-Francisco de Zurbarn Glossary and Index
  
 Product details
  
 
  • 9 Volumes, 196 pages each
  • More than 2,240 illustrations
  • 1,770 pages (more than 1 million words)
  • Trim size: 280 x 215mm (8.5 x 11 inches)
  • Hard Cover
 

$549 (AUD)
 
 

Ancient Eastern Art
Ancient Greek
Abstract
Art Nouveau
Asian
Australian
Baroque
Bronze and Iron Age
• Byzantine
Celtic
• Cubism
• Dada and Surrealism
European Art
• Expressionism
• Futurism
Gothic
• Impressionism
International Art
Islamic
Japanese
Latin America
Mannerism
Modern American
Neo Classicism
Post Impressionism
• Realism
Renaissance
Rococo
Romantic
South African Art
Symbolism
and much more.
 
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