Teach Yourself Art History
By Pooke, Grant and Whitham, Graham

Whether attending an art appreciation class, visiting a museum, or checking out a gallery exhibit, Teach Yourself Art History introduces neophytes to the fine art of interpreting paintings. Accessible text is accompanied by a 16-page color section and black-and-white images and illustrations. Together these words and visuals provide a framework for understanding the work of great artists in terms of form, social and historical contexts, representation of gender, psychology, and more. Additionally, the book provides a reference for key terms and definitions currently used by art connoisseurs.

DOI: 10.1036/0071439692

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Grant Pooke and Graham Whitman both teach art history at the unversity level.

Teach Yourself Art History
Author(s): Pooke, Grant and Whitham, Graham
ISBN: 0071439692
DOI: 10.1036/0071439692

Format: paperback, 192 pages.
Pub date: 22 Apr 2004
Copyright: 2004
$12.95 US
Product Line: McGraw-Hill

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