This updated dictionary of modern and contemporary art contains over 2,000 entries on a vast range of subjects, including movements, styles, techniques, artists, critics, schools, and galleries. Fascinating, comprehensive, and authoritative, it is a useful A-Z guide for art students and teachers, artists, and art lovers.
This dictionary contains over 2,500 entries covering Western art from the ancient Greeks to the present day. It includes biographical entries, styles and movements, materials and techniques, and museums and galleries.
3rd ed. / edited by Ian Chilvers. - Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Book — 1 online resource (xlvi, 816 p.)
This third edition of 'The Oxford Dictionary of Art' is an authoritative, one-volume guide to the art of the western world. It offers a balance of fact and critical appraisal, ranging across painting, sculpture, drawing and the applied arts from classical times to the 21st century.