100 ideas that changed art / Michael Bird.

Title: 
100 ideas that changed art / Michael Bird.

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Author/Artist: 
Bird, Michael, 1958-
Publisher: 
London : Laurence King Pub., 2012.
Description: 
216 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
141114
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Secured Stacks - Cage - Uncataloged
Call Number: 
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Variant Title: 
One hundred ideas that changed art
Hundred ideas that changed art
Ideas that changed art
Art
Notes: 
Includes index.
From the earliest cave paintings through to the internet and street art, this inspiring book chronicles the 100 most influential ideas that have shaped the world of art. Arranged in broadly chronological order, it provides a source of inspiration and a fascinating resource for the general reader to dip into. Lavishly illustrated with historical masterpieces and packed with fascinating contemporary examples, this is an inspirational and wholly original guide to understanding the forces that have shaped world art.
Contents: 
Cave and rock art --
Fired clay --
Land as material --
Statue --
Wall painting --
Scaling up --
Narrative --
Relief carving --
Body as surface --
The nude --
Contrapposto --
Propaganda --
Lost-wax carving --
Paper --
Memorial --
Architectural sculpture --
Word as image --
Colored glass --
Frame --
Icon --
Making books --
The grotesque --
Erotic art --
Handwriting --
Mosaic --
Multi-panel painting --
Miniatures --
Oil paint --
Window on the world --
Mathematics --
Linear perspective --
Trompe-l'oeil --
Color codes --
Allegory --
Portrait --
The sketch --
Mirrors --
Printmaking --
Chiaroscuro --
Anatomy --
Still life --
Copying --
Canvas --
Camera obscura --
Reinventing Greek art --
Landscape --
Series --
Collections --
History painting --
Whiteness --
Academies --
Romanticism --
Authenticity --
The artist --
Watercolor --
Confronting reality --
Medievalism --
Dealing --
Capturing the instant --
Assemblage --
Commercial design --
Paint in tubes --
Photography --
Art colonies --
Artificial light --
The unconscious --
The primitive --
Multiple viewpoints --
Collage --
Machine forms --
Abstract art --
Satire --
Found objects --
Kinetic art --
Scenes of daily life --
Installation --
Expressing inner states --
Plastics --
Protest --
Documentary --
Chance --
Shock --
Welding --
Pop --
Less is more --
Opticality --
Hallucinogens --
Performance art --
Personal is political --
Moving images --
Conceptual art --
Titles --
Body as medium --
Street art --
Globalization --
Digital technology --
Museum --
Negative space --
The internet --
Ephemerality.
ISBN: 
9781856697958 (pbk.)
1856697959 (pbk.)