Book: 10,000 Years of Art in English
Title: 10,000 Years of Art
Author: PhaidonPublisher: Phaidon Books, 2009
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10,000 Years of Art brings an innovative, global perspective to the presentation of art history. All periods and regions of the world are represented in 500 great works of art carefully selected to create an accessible, informative guide to creative human endeavour. Arranged in chronological order, this group of works breaks through the usual geographical and cultural boundaries employed by art historians and celebrates the vast range of human artistry.
The works presented here, arranged in the sequence in which they were made, take the reader on a global and historical journey, responding to such questions as ‘What were artists creating in China or Africa while Rembrandt was painting portraits in Leyden?’ ‘How were similar subjectsQuestion ?