The Art Book: New Edition (Hardcover)

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The Art Book: New Edition (Hardcover)



The Second Edition of The Art Book is a substantially expanded and updated version of the hugely successful original. Introducing 100 new artists selected from all periods and from across the globe, the new edition includes for the first time leading figures from the fields of photography and performance art. Works and text entries for a selection of artists from the original have also been updated.

This compilation draws together the research and works of a broad selection of curators, critics, artists, and academics.
Product Details ISBN: 9780714864679
ISBN-10: 0714864676
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Publication Date: September 10th, 2012
Pages: 592
Language: English

"The perennial bestseller [...] is back... This classic art primer is a sure-fire bestseller."—The Bookseller

"Still one of the best books on art, this is a superb gift for art lovers, as well as a useful introduction to those new to the study of art."—The Good Book Guide

"An anthology crackling with visual energy."—The Times

"Big, fun, well designed."—Wall Street Journal

"A great resource."—The Washingtonian

"Innovative."—Chicago Sun Times

"As a visual source book, its first class..."—Brisbane News

"Stunning."—CNN Online

"Iconic... You can't go wrong with this classic book."—My Modern Met