alibris logo

Art: A New History

by

Paul Johnson turns his great gifts as a popular and much-translated historian to a subject that has enthralled him all his life: the history of art. Art, he believes, was central to human development, more so than writing and even language. This history begins with the earliest rock paintings around 30,000 BC and takes us right up to the present day. E.H. Gombrich's legendary book The Story of Art (pub 1950, sales now over 6 million) owes its popularity to the directness and simplicity of the writing and its clear narrative ...

loading
  • Book Details
  • Seller
Art: A New History
2003, Harper, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060530754

Hardcover

Art: A New History
2003, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297829287

Hardcover

Filter Results
Shipping
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency