The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts: Two-volume Set: Grove Ency Of Decorative Arts by Gordon CampbellThe Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts: Two-volume Set: Grove Ency Of Decorative Arts by Gordon Campbell

The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts: Two-volume Set: Grove Ency Of Decorative Arts

byGordon Campbell

Hardcover | October 15, 2006

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts covers thousands of years of decorative arts production throughout western and non-western culture. With over 1,000 entries, as well as hundreds drawn from the 34-volume Dictionary of Art, this topical collection is a valuable resource for thoseinterested in the history, practice, and mechanics of the decorative arts. Accompanied by almost 100 color and more than 500 black and white illustrations, the 1,290 pages of this title include hundreds of entries on artists and craftsmen, the qualities and historic uses of materials, as well asconcise definitions on art forms and style. Explore the works of Alvar Aalto, Charles and Ray Eames, and the Wiener Wekstatte, or delve into the history of Navajo blankets and wing chairs in thousands of entries on artists, craftsmen, designers, workshops, and decorative art forms.
Gordon Campbell is Professor of Renaissance Studies at the University of Leicester. As an art historian he has written widely on Renaissance art and architecture (notably in his Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance). He has published widely on many disciplines, including literature and history as well as art, and has a wealth of edito...
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Title:The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts: Two-volume Set: Grove Ency Of Decorative ArtsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1290 pages, 8.19 × 10.51 × 4.29 inPublished:October 15, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195189485

ISBN - 13:9780195189483

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"Covers all aspects of the decorative arts from ancient times through the present day and throughout Western and non-Western cultures...Recommended."--Library Journal