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what's the best book on the history of art?
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what's the best book on the history of art?
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The Story of Art - Gombrich (spelling maybe I can't be arsed to google it)
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Gardner's Art Through the Ages is the bible of art history.
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>>7628198
It's definitely not the best, but in terms of enjoyement I recommend Umberto Eco's "History of Beauty" and "On Ugliness"
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>>7629781
this
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Story of Art is the best for history, but I recommend Batista's book "On Painting" as an extension. Its a really short read ands probably more like those Eco books, but its good to see what people were trying to do with art in the 15th century
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