A Chronology of Art: A Timeline of Western Culture from Prehistory to the Present

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SKU:
9780500239810
Author:
Iain Zaczek
Publisher:
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date:
2018-01-25
Format:
Hardback
illustration info:
Illustrated in colour throughout
Pages:
288
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Most surveys of the history of art come neatly packaged. They are divided up into historic periods, artistic schools and movements, and the careers of individual painters. They may make the subject appear more manageable, but they are oversimplifications. In reality, movements and careers overlapped and intertwined, reacting to events in the world around them.

A Chronology of Art places the genuine developments of the art world into sharp focus. By prioritizing a purely chronological approach and side-stepping the clich