The 12-hour art expert : Everything you need to know about art in a dozen masterpieces / Noah Charney.
- ISBN: 9781538156599
- ISBN: 1538156598
- Physical Description: xi, 169 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
- Publisher: Lanham : Rowman and Littlefield, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-162) and index.
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Art is for All -- Is It Even Art? Defining Art and the Human Need for Creativity -- Art as Object and Technique -- Find Crivelli's Pickle. Saint Spotting 101, Iconography and the Covert Language of Art -- The Isms Cheat Sheet in thirty Paintings -- The "Complete"(ish) History of Sculpture -- When Bad Things Happen to Good Art: Conservation, Loss and Crime -- A Digital Light in the Forest: High-Tech Art History Reveals Secrets -- What Would Freud Say? Art, Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience -- Art and Value:The Art Market, Digitalization and How to Shop for Art -- Art History as Mystery: New Discoveries (and What Happens When the Experts Get it Wrong) -- The Future of Art.
"His novel, The Art Thief, was a bestseller in five countries and is translated into 17 languages. His The Art of Forgery, Stealing the Mystic Lamb and Slovenology were international bestsellers. His book Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Charney is now a professor at University of Ljubljana in Slovenia, where Charney has lived for many years"-- Provided by publisher.
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