Anthem Guide to the Art Galleries and Museums of Europe
Anthem Press, 2009 - Travel - 603 pages
Explore the vast history and great artworks of Europe! This guide is a unique resource for art lovers and tourists alike. Selected on the basis of international reputation, architectural appeal, historical and cultural significance and the quality of the collections, Europe's foremost art galleries and museums are presented here in a comprehensive, accessible and attractive collection.
Beautifully illustrated throughout, offering concise venue descriptions, directions and historical information, 'Anthem Guide to the Art Galleries and Museums of Europe' is essential reading for holidaymakers with a passion for culture. The Guide also includes up-to-date information on everything from ticket prices to special events and from dining opportunities to disabled access, this helpful guide caters for a variety of enthusiasts - from serious collectors to students on a budget.
This Guide features a foreword by Olivia Petrides, who teaches painting, drawing and visual communication at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and has extensively exhibited her own work. She has won both the Fulbright Research Award and American-Scandinavian Society Research Award, and has held residencies in Vermont, Virginia and the Fremont Islands.
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