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A History Of Pictures: From The Cave To The Computer Screen

A History Of Pictures: From The Cave To The Computer Screen

$64.00

The making of pictures has a history going back perhaps 100,000 years to an African shell used as a paint palette. Two-thirds of it is irrevocably lost, since the earliest images known to us are from about 40,000 years ago. But what a 40,000 years, explored here by David Hockney and Martin Gayford in a brilliantly original book. They privilege no medium, or period, or style, but instead, in 16 chapters, discuss how and why pictures have been made, and insistently link `art' to human skills and human needs.

  •  Hardback | 360 pages
  •  215 x 278 x 43mm | 2,010g
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  •  London, United Kingdom
  •  English
  •  With 310 illustrations in colour and black and white
  •  0500239495
  •  9780500239490


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