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The museum of lost art
The museum of lost art
Charney, Noah2018
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True tales of lost art, built around case studies of famous works, their creators, and stories of disappearance and recovery.0From the bestselling author of 'The Art of Forgery' comes this dynamic narrative that tells the fascinating stories of artworks stolen, looted, or destroyed in war, accidentally demolished or discarded, lost at sea or in natural disasters, or attacked by iconoclasts or vandals; works that were intentionally temporal, knowingly destroyed by the artists themselves or their patrons, covered over with paint or plaster, or recycled for their materials. An exciting read that spans the centuries and the continents.
Main title:
The museum of lost art / [Noah Charney].
Imprint:
London : Phaidon, 2018.
Collation:
295 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction: a museum of lost art -- Theft -- War -- Accident -- Iconoclasm & vandalism -- Acts of God -- Temporal works -- Destroyed by owner -- Buried & exhumed -- Lost, or never was? -- Conclusion: lost is just another word for waiting to be found.
ISBN:
9780714875842
Dewey class:
700
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryArt and Craft700 CHAAvailable
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