Italian art. Painting, sculpture, architecture from the origins to the present day.pdf

Italian art. Painting, sculpture, architecture from the origins to the present day PDF

Gloria Fossi,Mattia Reiche,Marco Bussagli

Stories of artists and masterpieces from the Middle Ages to 2000. The heritage of Italian art is unanimously acknowledged to be one of the richest in the world, perhaps the richest of all. It consists not only of monuments, paintings and sculptures still in Italy but also of thousands of works now in the museums of every continent. Since the Middle Ages, Italian art has developed styles and languages that have inspired and stimulated artists everywhere for centuries. This book, illustrated by more than 800 works of art with commentaries, accompanied by the biographies and portraits of over 200 great masters, makes accessible to all an incomparable cultural itinerary that takes account of both the chronology and the geography of Italian Art. The wide-ranging commentaries on each masterpieces cover such aspects as historical and geographic context, patrons, the influence of other cultures, the significance of the work, and discoveries emerging from restoration. Completing the volume are chronological tables in which the most significant achievements in art are confronted, century by century, with historical events in Italy and elsewhere

Key Benefit: A comprehensive, definitive, extensively illustrated introduction to the history of world art and architecture - from ancient to modern times - this best-selling, authoritative survey provides an understanding of art as art, and art achievements as a factor in human cultural history. Art movements throughout the history of Western art have offered a swath of diverse, influential styles, techniques, and media across the globe. Each movement shed light on distinctive painting, sculpture, architectural achievements, and other defining works. Understanding the timeline of art history and how each period has influenced later

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Italian art. Painting, sculpture, architecture from the origins to the present day.pdf


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