Reading Art: Art for Book Lovers by David Trigg

£24.95

The perfect gift for any art-loving bibliophile!

A celebration of artworks featuring books and readers from throughout history, for the delight of art lovers and bibliophiles As every book tells a story, every book in art is part of an intriguing, engaging, and relatable image. Books are depicted as indicators of intellect in portraits, as symbols of piety in religious paintings, as subjects in still lifes, and as the raw material for contemporary installations. Reading Art spotlights artworks from museums and collections around the globe, creating a gorgeous, inspiring homage to both the written word and to its pivotal role in the visual world.

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Description

Part of our Golden Hare Christmas Gift Guide 2018

 

Additional information

Weight 928 g
Dimensions 146 × 245 × 34 cm
ISBN

9780714876276

Format

Hardback

Pagination

352 pages

Publisher

Phaidon

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