The Story of Art

The Story of Art The Story Of Art, One Of The Most Famous And Popular Books On Art Ever Written, Has Been A World Bestseller For Over Four Decades Attracted By The Simplicity And Clarity Of His Writing, Readers Of All Ages And Backgrounds Have Found In Professor Gombrich A True Master, And One Who Combines Knowledge And Wisdom With A Unique Gift For Communicating His Deep Love Of The Subject.For The First Time In Many Years The Book Has Been Completely Redesigned The Illustrations, Now In Color Throughout, Have All Been Improved And Reoriginated, And Include Six Foldhyphen Outs The Text Has Been Revised And Updated Where Appropriate, And A Number Of Significant New Artists Have Been Incorporated The Bibliographies Have Been Expanded And Updated, And The Maps And Charts Redrawn The Story Of Art Has Always Been Admired For Two Key Qualities It Is A Pleasure To Read And A Pleasure To Handle In These Respects The New Edition Is True To Its Muchhyphen Loved Predecessors The Text Runs As Smoothly As Ever And The Improved Illustrations Are Always On The Page Where The Reader Needs Them In Its New Edition, This Classic Work Continues Its Triumphant Progress Tirelessly For Yet Another Generation, To Remain The Title Of First Choice For Any Newcomer To Art Or The Connoisseur. Reflecting on my reading year 2016, I came to think of books that have meant a lot to me over the past decades, and the first one that came to my mind was Gombrich s excellent introduction to art history I will have to go back twenty years, half my life, to the year 1996 I am twenty years old, and just about to discover the pleasurable adventure called university For Christmas, I receive a much longed for gift card to buy books that will help me in my studies , and I stand in a bookstore, on Reflecting on my reading year 2016, I came to think of books that have meant a lot to me over the past decades, and the first one that came to my mind was Gombrich s excellent introduction to art history I will have to go back twenty years, half my life, to the year 1996 I am twenty years old, and just about to discover the pleasurable adventure called university For Christmas, I receive a much longed for gift card to buy books that will help me in my studies , and I stand in a bookstore, one of those exquisite, inexhaustible bookstores on several floors that German university cities provide, and I am browsing through options I probably spend hours there I can still feel the time pass, while I look, think, go through history, art, literature I pick a book, then another one, andstill, until I have to bring one back Gift card value is weighed agai
, , , ,, ,Gombrich,, , , ,, ,Gombrich, , , , The story of Art, Ernst Hans Gombrich 1909 2001 The Story of Art, by E H Gombrich, is a survey of the history of art from ancient times to the modern era First published in 1950 by Phaidon, the book is widely regarded both as a seminal work of criticism and as one of the most accessible introductions to the visual arts The book is divided into an introduction, 27 chapters each dealing with a defined time period of art history within one or several cultural geographic contexts, and a concl The story of Art, Ernst Hans Gombrich 1909 2001 The Story of Art, by E H Gombrich, is a survey of the history of art from ancient times to the modern era First published in 1950 by Phaidon, the book is widely regarded both as a seminal work of criticism and as one of the most accessible introductions to the visual arts The book is divided into an introduction, 27 chapters each dealing with a defined time period of art history within one or several cultural geographic con
This book was perfect For someone like myself who now has a little knowledge of Art the capital letter here is deliberate and some sense of history but who has big gaps and oceans of ignorance about the topic this book was perfect It is mature, serious, to the point, absolutely free of jargon, sure, insightful always interesting, never pedantic and not eccentric in the least Gombrich covers all the major artists and the movements they represent, and ties them together with cla This book was perfect For someone like myself who now has a little knowledge of Art the capital letter here is deliberate and some sense of history but who has big gaps and oceans of ignorance about the topic this book was perfect It is mature, serious, to the point, absolutely free of jargon, sure, insightful always interesting, never pedantic and not eccentric in the least Gombrich covers all the major artists and the movements they represent, and ties them together with clarity Like one of our most knowledgeable friends on the art circuit at goodreads, he is discerning, but not judgmental Indeed, Gombrich s account of the development of modern art up until World War II is fabulous, though bri
,, ,,, , , .O Gombrich The Story of Art is a handy little survey of art history, primarily but not exclusively western art, from cave paintings and primitive sculptures to modern architecture and pop art It is 500 pages of text and that many pages of well synchronized color plates in a smart pocket edition by Phaidon Twenty eight chapters, mostly quite brief, but each a skillful, thoughtful rippling of the surface, with hints of depth and well defined currents moving quickly and sure footedly through the eras and ad The Story of Art is a handy little survey of art history, primarily but not exclusively western art, from cave paintings and primitive sculptures to modern architecture and pop art It is 500 pages of text and that many pages of well synchronized color plates in a smart pocket edition by Phaidon Twenty eight chapters, mostly quite brief, but each a skillful, thoughtful rippling of the surface, with hints of depth and well defined currents moving quickly and sure footedly through the eras and advances and changing perspectives on art and the role of the artist Gombrich isthan knowledgeable and yet manag
What a monument I m not a regular in the history of art, but I wanted to throw myself still in this reading Much good has taken me, it took me a few weeks to deal with them, but I do not regret it Are discussed painting, drawing, sculpture and even architecture, since the earliest human societies until the 50s the whole is decorated with beautiful illustrations Unless you have a real need for the pocket edition small fo
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4.5 5 , ,,, , ,, , , 4.5 5 , ,,, , ,, , , 1 3, Gombrich s Story of Art is a great survey western oriented however of art for those who wish to know the big names and get familiar with some of thecommon works He covers all the various periods in a sufficient amount of detail without sounding pedantic or academic which is a challenge when explaining art history I would just lament the lack of information about art in China, India, S America and of course Africa, but that is kind of how Europeans have always viewed art, isn t it.It r Gombrich s Story of Art is a great survey western oriented however of art for those who wish to know the big names and get familiar with some of thecommon works He covers all the various periods in a

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  • 688 pages
  • The Story of Art
  • E.H. Gombrich
  • 20 June 2017
  • 0714832472