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The power of art / Simon Schama.

Schama, Simon. (Author).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown PL - Brownstown 709 S299 (Text) 79361000062570 Adult Nonfiction - Art & Music Available -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon 709 SCH (Text) 30653001322650 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL 709 SCH (Text) 30419101000780 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780061176104
  • ISBN: 0061176109
  • Physical Description: 448 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Ecco, 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note: "This book is published to accompany the television series Simon Schama's Power of Art, created by BBC Arts and first broadcast on BBC2 in 2006"--T.p. verso.
"Published in Great Britain in 2006 by BBC Books"--T.p. verso
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 442-443) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Caravaggio : painting gets physical -- Bernini : the miracle worker -- Rembrandt : rough stuff in the halls of the rich -- David : airbrushing the Revolution -- Turner : painting up a storm -- Van Gogh : painting from inside the head -- Picasso : modern art goes political -- Rothko : the music of beyond in the city of glitter.
Summary, etc.: "The Power of Art propels us on an eye-opening, breathtaking odyssey, zooming in on eight extraordinary masterpieces, from Caravaggio's David and Goliath to Picasso's Guernica. Jolting us far from the comfort zone of the hushed art gallery, Schama closes in on intense make-or-break turning points in the lives of eight great artists who, under extreme stress, created something unprecedented, altering the course of art forever."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject: Art > History.

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