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The Meaning of Art: Faber Modern Classics

The Meaning of Art: Faber Modern Classics

Author: Herbert Read
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Since its first appearance in 1931 Herbert Read's introduction to the understanding of art has established itself as a classic of its kind. It provides a basis for the appreciation of paintings, sculpture and art-objects of all periods by defining the elements that went into their making. A compact survey of the world's art, from primitive cave-drawings to Jackson Pollock, The Meaning of Art explains the persistence of certain principles and aspirations throughout the history of art, and summarizes the essence of such movements as Gothic, Baroque, Impressionism, Expressionism and Surrealism.

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The classic art history work brought into the Faber Modern Classics series.
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  • : 9780571329755
  • : Faber & Faber
  • : Faber & Faber
  • : February 2017
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : August 2016
  • : books

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  • : Herbert Read
  • : Paperback
  • : 288