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A History of Pictures: From the Cave to the Computer Screen

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The making of pictures has a history going back perhaps 100,000 years to an African shell used as a paint palette. Two-thirds of it is irrevocably lost, since the earliest images known to us are from about 40,000 years ago. But what a 40,000 years, explored here by David Hockney and Martin Gayford in a brilliantly original book. They privilege no medium, or period, or style, but instead, in 16 chapters, discuss how and why pictures have been made, and insistently link `art' to human skills and human needs. Each ...

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0500239495

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9780500239490

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A History of Pictures: From the Cave to the Computer Screen
2020, Thames & Hudson Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780500094235

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A History of Pictures: From the Cave to the Computer Screen
2016, Harry N. Abrams

ISBN-13: 9781419722752

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A History of Pictures: From the Cave to the Computer Screen
2016, Thames & Hudson Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780500239490

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