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1001 paintings you must see before you die / general editor, Stephen Farthing ; foreword by Geoff Dyer
Bib ID 7250818
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Edition Updated edition. 
Description Crows Nest, NSW : Pier 9, 2016 
©2016 
960 pages : colour illustrations ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 9781743368855 (paperback)
Series

1001 series.

Summary

This newly revised and updated edition of 1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die brings you right up to date with an incisive look at the world's best paintings, from Ancient Egyptian wallpaintings to contemporary Western canvases.

Biography/History

Stephen Farthing is a painter and the Rootstein Hopkins Research Professor in Drawing at the University of Arts, London. In 1990 he was elected Master of Ruskin School of Drawing at the University of Oxford, and a Professional Fellow at St Edmund Hall, Oxford. In 1998 he was elected member of the Royal Academy of Arts, London. He originally studied at St Martin's School of Art, London. He has been teaching fine art since 1977. His paintings are exhibited in galleries throughout the world, in particular the UK, Japan and South America.

Notes

Previously published in 2006, 2011 by ABC Books and 2014 by Pier 9.

Includes index.

Subjects The arts.  |  Painting -- History.  |  Painting -- Reviews.  |  Painting -- Appreciation.
Other authors/contributors Farthing, Stephen, 1950- editor  |  Dyer, Geoff, writer of foreword
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One thousand and one paintings you must see before you die

Thousand and one paintings you must see before you die

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