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From Mona Lisa to the Café Royal in London

Advantages: Mini Art Gallery in our own home
Disadvantages: Mini Art Gallery = small size pictures

...*************************** ME AND THIS BOOK *************************** Based on my experience, this book is very helpful to me as a kind of first reference to the most well-known works of some certain artists. Anyway, in several cases the works of ...

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Review of The Art Book - Phaidon

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Handy Mini art book for the frst time art student

Advantages: Pocket sized
Disadvantages: Does not contain all the art references you might need

As an artist I recommend that this book is ideal for first year art students for quick easy research ideas for those projects and 1000 word essays you get!!! I didn't know a lot about art or artists when I became a student so this book opened my eyes and ...

zebedee2006 18.09.2006 · Read full review
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The history of art in your pocket

Advantages: Informative, concise, neat images
Disadvantages: Small print

Phaidon Press' compact 'The Art Book' is an easy to use and informative guide to 500 influential artists, from medieval to modern times. It is ordered alphabetically with each artist getting a single page, featuring a comment(about 170 words) and a colour ...

eraserhead 23.12.2000 · Read full review
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every word more important than the last

Advantages: loads of infomation for a small price
Disadvantages: hard to bend for a good look at pictures

The first time i returned home after visiting the tate modern on london's south bank, i could remember very little of what i had seen, where i had been and why i had been there. The reason was something to do with temperature. You see, the problem with an ...

djg03 04.06.2003 · Read full review
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Artists point of view: A handy companion

Advantages: Quick and simple, not too much information - no overload
Disadvantages: only a bit of information on an artist and the picture is too big

...is one of the many art books I have in my collection. Half of these books are the kind of book you skim through looking for a well known picture or an extract of information which is a sentence and this book is one of those. It is a ...

ceda13 15.01.2008 · Read full review
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