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The 12-hour art expert : Everything you need to know about art in a dozen masterpieces  Cover Image Book Book

The 12-hour art expert : Everything you need to know about art in a dozen masterpieces / Noah Charney.

Charney, Noah, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781538156599
  • ISBN: 1538156598
  • Physical Description: xi, 169 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: Lanham : Rowman and Littlefield, [2022]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-162) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
"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.
Subject: Art appreciation.

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.


  • 0 current holds with 3 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library 701.18 CHARNEY 2022 (Text) 0001012493142 Nonfiction New Available -

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