World of Art Series
Thames & Hudson's famous World of Art series.
'Excellent and enduring ... has maintained its appeal over the years to teachers,
undergraduates and informed laymen alike' – The Art Newspaper
Essential and affordable reading for students, designers and historians … considered, well-informed and imaginative – The Eye
Analyses not just the work, but the functions of graffiti and street art and their increasingly important role in urban visual culture.
Packed with informative detail – Journal of Hellenic Studies
Authoritative and brilliantly illustrated … The book recommends itself not only for its synthesis of existing knowledge, but also for its original ideas. It is written in a lively fashion and will appeal to the layman as well as to art historians – The Daily Telegraph
Will be read with profit and with pleasure – The Times Literary Supplement
Reveals the skill and inventiveness of the Hellenistic masters, who created works of great beauty and expressive power. A lively survey of a vital phase in the evolution of Western art.
Traces her development with affectionate thoroughness and an enjoyable body of illustrations – Art Review
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Italy, the North and Spain 1500-1600
A balanced picture … extremely well illustrated – The Daily Telegraph
An invaluable survey looking at shrines consecrated to Hindu cults as well as works of art portraying Hindu divinities and the great mythological narratives
Concise, serious, but very readable – Library Review
A delight to read … the first major study of the artist’s career – Apollo
Origins, Practice, Reception
Belinda Thomson's Impressionism is an art-historical tour de force, compressing into a relatively short text an enormous amount of information … it is incisive and original … full of new insights and informed by recent developments in the social history of art … eloquent and eminently readable – Linda Nochlin
An excellent survey for the general reader – Arts of Asia
A stimulating, introductory dip into the mainstream (and significant off-beat) interior design styles of the last century … there is a lot in this volume that even the well versed will find worthwhile – House & Garden