The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Art and Artists (World of Art) (Paperback)

By Herbert Read (Editor)

Thames & Hudson, 9780500202746

Publication Date: September 17, 1994

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"Excellent, concise . . . highly recommended." —Choice

This extensively illustrated dictionary provides information on over 2,500 artists, paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, schools and movements throughout the world, including entries on contemporary art and artists, techniques, materials, terms, and writers who have influenced artists.

About the Author

Sir Herbert Edward Read, (1893–1968) was an English anarchist poet, and critic of literature and art. He was one of the earliest English writers to take notice of existentialism, and was strongly influenced by proto-existentialist thinker Max Stirner.