Art: a brief history
Based upon the widely acclaimed Art History by renowned author Marilyn Stokstad, Art: A Brief History combines a richly illustrated survey of Western art with extensive coverage of other continents including Asia, Africa, and the Pacific. Its animated yet clear narrative tells the many-sided story of all the arts.
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