The Yale Dictionary of Art and Artists

The Yale Dictionary of Art and Artists

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The Yale Dictionary of Art and Artists is a superb reference work dealing with all aspects of Western art from 1300 to the present day. It provides information on painters, sculptors, and graphic artists, technical processes, terminology, theory, schools, movements, patrons and collecting, and much more. There are also extended conceptual entries ranging over such subjects as abstraction, allegory, genres, iconography, illusionism, minimalism, realism, and symbolism.

Written by Erika Langmuir and Norbert Lynton, the 3,000 entries are unusually readable and lucid, providing vivid characterizations of artistic styles and artists. Entries vary between short and encyclopedic; major artists and artists whose careers or talents have recently been reassessed or who seem to merit reassessment are given a fuller treatment. There is extensive cross-referencing between entries.
Publisher: New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, c2000.
ISBN: 9780300087024
0300087020
9780300064582
0300064586
Branch Call Number: R 703 LAN
Characteristics: viii, 753 p. ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lynton, Norbert

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