Introduction to Art: Design, Context, and Meaning
by Pamela Sachant, et al.
Publisher: University of North Georgia Press 2016
Number of pages: 299
The book offers a comprehensive introduction to the world of Art. It includes over 400 high-quality images illustrating the history of art, its technical applications, and its many uses. It provides a new and free alternative to traditional textbooks.
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