1000 Sculptures of Genius

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Sirrocco, 2007 - Art - 543 pages
From the antiquity to the twentieth century, this sculpture collection offers a vision of western art. Here are the most sensual and harmonious masterworks to the most provocative and minimalist sculptures. These masterworks are a mirror of an era, of an artist and his public through this sculpture gallery. This book gives you a panoramic view of western sculpture. It also includes references, comments on masterworks and biographies.

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Contents

Introduction
7
Antiquity
16
Middle Ages 110
18
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About the author (2007)

Joseph Manca is a teacher and the director of the Art History Department at Rice University. He has a PhD from Columbia University and worked previously at the National Gallery of Art in Washington. A specialist in Italian Renaissance, Joseph Manca has published numerous works on this period, particularly northern Italian art of the fifteenth century.

Patrick Bade is a leading art historian and international guest speaker. Previous publications by Parkstone International include works on Beardsley, Renoir and Rops.

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