Reaching across all periods and media, from ancient statues to medieval tapestries to Baroque instruments to modernist paintings to photography, the selected works gathered in this clever little book are sure to inspire both novice and seasoned art lovers.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest museum in the Western Hemisphere and the world's most encyclopaedic art museum under one roof. Founded in 1870, its permanent collection, housed in seventeen curatorial departments, embraces more than 2 million works of art spanning 5000 years of world culture, from prehistory to the present, from every part of the globe, in all artistic media and at the highest levels of creative excellence.
SIZE 14 x 16.8cm
PAGES: 384, includes 200 colour illustrations
PUBLISHER: Abrams Books
PUBLICATION: November, 2013
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