10,000 Years of Art
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500 great works of art from all periods and regions of the world. A pocket guide to world art from 8,000 BC to the present day.
An accessible, informative and fun compendium of world art that presents 500 masterworks from all cultures in chronological order, demonstrating what was being made all over the globe at the same time.
Only here can you find Leonardo’s "Ginevra de’Benci" next to an ink painting from the Chinese Ming Dynasty, or Picasso’s "Demoiselles d’Avignon" alongside a face mask from Gabon.
Each work occupies a unique place in the history of art and is a representative example of the art of its culture.
Concise descriptive texts set each work in context, explaining its place in the history of art.
A comprehensive index and a glossary make this book an invaluable reference tool and teaching resource.
Jacket designed by Julia Hasting.