A-brief-history-of-art

BRIEF ART OF HISTORY

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History of Art is written for art beginners, to enable them to see some important aspects and development of art. This Book discusses the idea of art or what makes a work of art. It explained how to look at a work of art from the formalistic perspective, its iconography and iconology. With these few basic art methods, readers will be able to understand the convention of art critics and art appreciation. It also discusses the development of visual art of the world. It presents the story of art form the dawn of history until the contemporary situation. It looked into the generation of new ideas and movements of art based from the art of the west. The book presents the developments of ideas and thoughts and how these ideas were manifested through works or art of the ages. As for Malaysian students, the final part discusses the development of art in contemporary Malaysia to understand the progress of the mainstream of art in Malaysia. Modern art in Malaysia seemed to adopt the universal ideas which gave birth to a new form of art such as paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings. The book presents some developments of art and ideas in contemporary Malaysia which only provides basic knowledge of art fundamentals.

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Additional Information

Author(s)

Abd Rasid Ismail, Ahmadrashidi Hasan

ISBN

978-967-363-316-6

Publication Date

2016

Pages

276

Weight

0.41