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The Honest Art Dictionary

Author: Carmen Casado, illus.

The Honest Art Dictionary

Author: Carmen Casado, illus.

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Item #: D21331
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
Publication Date: 2020
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
ISBN: 9780711248823
You might think that you can explain such painting techniques as "impasto," or clarify the principles of Deconstructionism, but are you sure? The lingo of the art world is hyper-specific and exclusive by design, so it behooves you to have a reliable reference guide. From "avant-garde" and "oeuvre" to "Harlem Renaissance" and "New Objectivity," this primer brings plenty of irreverent ... More
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You might think that you can explain such painting techniques as "impasto," or clarify the principles of Deconstructionism, but are you sure? The lingo of the art world is hyper-specific and exclusive by design, so it behooves you to have a reliable reference guide. From "avant-garde" and "oeuvre" to "Harlem Renaissance" and "New Objectivity," this primer brings plenty of irreverent wit to its definitions, yet the information here is factual and thorough. Digital illustrations appear throughout, and the book includes a timeline and suggestions for further study.


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