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  • The Art Book: New Edition
  • Conceived and edited by Phaidon editors
  • ISBN: 9780714864679

Winner of the Illustrated Book of the Year award in 1994, the first edition of the The Art Book has been an outstanding success and has become a well-known landmark in the art book world. 

Now published in over 20 different languages and in mini, midi, and hardback formats, The Art Bookhas received rave reviews from numerous newspapers and magazines and has made many appearances on the bestseller lists. 

The Art Book New Edition presents 100 new artists, including for the first time Photographers and Performance Artists. Following the successful format of the original the new edition is an A-Z guide to 600 great artists from medieval to modern times, it debunks art-historical classifications by throwing together brilliant examples of all periods, schools, visions and techniques. 

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