11 Nov 2006 - 02 Nov 2007
Britannica Encyclopedia of Art and Artists
A Comprehensive Encyclopedia covering the History of Art and Artists
Encyclopaedia Britannica presents an exciting 9 volume set covering an array of visual art topics from the Renaissance to today's Modern Art. Vibrant images accentuate articles such as biographies on Pablo Picasso and Frida Kahlo and art movements on Photo Surrealism and Cubism. The many forms of art, from different cultures, are examined at great length in the 54 chapters that make up the majority of the first five volumes. Each work has been written by a specialist, in that particular field, and produced in chronological order so you can enjoy a journey through the ages of art. The second section comprises 4 volumes exploring Artists from 1100 right up to the year 2000 by providing an alphabetically arranged biographical dictionary.
These spectacular volumes are not just for art enthusiasts, but for anyone who enjoys looking at beautiful paintings and learning more about the art world.
What you can discover in the Britannica Encyclopedia of Art:
Volume 1 - Includes art from the Paleolithic; Neolithic; Egyptian; Ancient Near Eastern; Bronze and Iron Age; Aegean; Archaic Greek; Classical Greek; Hellenistic and Etruscan Art.
Volume 2 - Roman; Celtic; Parthian and Sassanian; Steppe; Indian; Southeast Asian; Chinese and Korean; Japanese and Early Christian Art.
Volume 3 - Byzantine; Irish; Anglo Saxon; Viking; Islamic; Pre-Columbian; North American Indian and Inuit; African; Oceanic; Carolingian and Ottoman Art.
Volume 4 - Romanesque; Gothic; The Survival of Antiquity; Renaissance Style; The Northern Renaissance; Mannerism; The Baroque; The Rococo; Neoclassicism and Romanticism.
Volume 5 - Realism; Impressionism; Post-Impressionism; Symbolism and Art Nouveau; Fauvism and Expressionism; Cubism and Futurism; Abstract Art; Dada and Surrealism; International Style; Latin American; Modern American; European Since World War II; Australian and South African Art;
plus Glossary and Index.
What you can find in the Britannica Biographical Encyclopedia of Artists:
Over 300 Artists included from Italy, France, Spain, Belgium, Holland, Germany, England and America.
Volume 1: Alvar - Durand-Ruel
Volume 2: Durer - Lievensz
Volume 3: Limburg brothers - Ribalta
Volume 4: Ribera - Zurbarab, Plus Glossary and Index
· 9 Volume Hard Back Set
· More than 2,240 illustrations cover the history of art.
· 196 pages per volume.
· 1,770 pages.
· More than 1 million words.
Price: 18500/- (INR) inclusive of all taxes.
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