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100 Ideas That Changed Art by Michael Bird[ebook] From the earliest cave paintings through to the internet and street art, this inspiring book chronicles the 100 most influential ideas that have shaped the world of art. Arranged in broadly chronological order, it provides a source of inspiration and a fascinating resource for the general reader to dip into. Lavishly illustrated with historical masterpieces and packed with fascinating contemporary examples, this is an inspirational and wholly original guideto understanding the forces that have shaped world art.
Call Number: N5300 .B645 2012
Publication Date: 2012-10-24
100 Ideas That Changed Architecture by Richard Weston[ebook] This inspiring book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped architecture. Entertaining and intelligent, it provides a concise history of the subject, and is also a fascinating resource to dip into. Arranged in a broadly chronological order to show the development of architecture, the ideas that comprise the book include innovative and influential concepts, technologies, techniques and movements. Each idea is presented through interesting textand arresting visuals, and explores when the idea first evolved and the subsequent impact it has had up to the present day.
Call Number: NA2750 .W487 2011
Publication Date: 2011-09-21
100 Ideas That Changed Photography by Mary Warner Marien[ebook] This compelling book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped photography from the invention of the daguerreotype in the early 19th century up to the digital revolution and beyond. Entertaining and intelligent, it provides a fascinating resource to dip into. Arranged in a broadly chronological order to show the development of photography, the ideas that comprise the book include innovative concepts, cultural and social incidents, technologies,and movements. Each idea is presented through lively text and arresting visuals, and explores when the idea first evolved and its subsequent impact on photography.
Call Number: TR15 .M35 2012
Publication Date: 2012-10-24
Digital Art Books with Images from Credo Reference
A searchable database of 2300 images of works of art housed at The National Gallery, London, representing all major traditions of Western European painting, from the artists of late medieval and Renaissance Italy to the French Impressionists. The database provides high definition images and key facts related to each painting. Each entry includes a description of the work along with its artist, medium, dimensions, acquisition credit, and date made.