Foreword * Introduction * 1. Prehistoric to Gothic Art * 2. 15th- and 16th-century Art * 3. 17th- and 18th-century Art * 4. 19th-century Art 5. 1900-1945 * 6. 1945-Present Day
An accessible and hugely popular history of art explained through many of the world's most famous masterpieces
Stephen Farthing is a painter and the Rootstein Hopkins Research Professor of Drawing at the University of the Arts, London. Richard Cork is an art historian, critic, curator and broadcaster. He has been an art critic for the Evening Standard, The Listener, The Times and the New Statesman, and is a past Turner Prize judge.
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'A comprehensive, if concise, history of world art in a hefty but manageable tome' - RA Magazine
'Perfectly designed as a one-stop reference guide: one to dip in and out of ... indispensable' - Artists & Illustrators
'This is something of a corker' - The Artist