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The power of art, Simon Schama

Label
The power of art
Title
The power of art
Statement of responsibility
Simon Schama
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A companion to the author's PBS series documents the creation processes of eight master artists including Rembrandt, Van Gogh, and Picasso, in an account that discusses how each featured masterpiece was created under tremendous pressure in response to the artist's troubled time
Writing style
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213112
Cataloging source
BKL
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Schama, Simon
Dewey number
709
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N5300
LC item number
.S24 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Art
Target audience
adult
Label
The power of art, Simon Schama
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "This book is published to accompany the television series Simon Schama's Power of Art, created by BBC Arts and first broadcast on BBC2 in 2006"--T.p. verso
  • "Published in Great Britain in 2006 by BBC Books"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 442-443) and index
Contents
  • Caravaggio : painting gets physical
  • Bernini : the miracle worker
  • Rembrandt : rough stuff in the halls of the rich
  • David : airbrushing the Revolution
  • Turner : painting up a storm
  • Van Gogh : painting from inside the head
  • Picasso : modern art goes political
  • Rothko : the music of beyond in the city of glitter
Control code
ocm75966904
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
448 p.
Isbn
9780061176104
Lccn
2007270937
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)75966904
Label
The power of art, Simon Schama
Publication
Note
  • "This book is published to accompany the television series Simon Schama's Power of Art, created by BBC Arts and first broadcast on BBC2 in 2006"--T.p. verso
  • "Published in Great Britain in 2006 by BBC Books"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 442-443) and index
Contents
  • Caravaggio : painting gets physical
  • Bernini : the miracle worker
  • Rembrandt : rough stuff in the halls of the rich
  • David : airbrushing the Revolution
  • Turner : painting up a storm
  • Van Gogh : painting from inside the head
  • Picasso : modern art goes political
  • Rothko : the music of beyond in the city of glitter
Control code
ocm75966904
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
448 p.
Isbn
9780061176104
Lccn
2007270937
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)75966904

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