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Greek Art

Author: BOARDMAN, JOHN
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Pub Date: 04/11/1996
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
ISBN: 9780500202920
Availability: In stock
Quick overview First published in the early 1960s, this history of Greek art has been enlarged and rewritten. It takes into account new finds as well as new ideas and attitudes to the subject, and emphasizes that Greek art should be seen in its proper context, not that of galleries and museums.
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This book will do for the next generation of students and general readers what its predecessor has done for the last - provide and authoritative and readable guide to the history of Greek art. It is a considerably enlarged and rewritten version of a work that has a considerably enlarged and rewritten version of a work that has served hundred of thousands in many languages since the early 1960s. As the author says, "This edition is different in that it takes into account new finds as well as new ideas and attitudes to the subject...I have attempted here to place Greek art back into Greece and away from galleries and art books, to try to recapture what it meant to its makers and views, and so better value what it has meant to later artists in the western world.

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