Art =: Discovering Infinite Connections in Art History (Hardcover)

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An entirely new approach to exploring global art history, presented through the lens of one of the world's leading art museums

Featuring more than 800 artworks from the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, this groundbreaking book - organized by thematic keywords rather than the usual chronological or geographical categories, and drawing upon analytics from The Met's online Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History - offers fresh, unconventional ways of engaging with visual culture. Beyond the wealth of illustration, more than 160 engaging curatorial essays place the works in wider contexts, while a foldout, detachable timeline offers further perspective.

About the Author


The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is one of the most important cultural institutions in the world and hosts more than six million visitors each year, with many millions more accessing its collection online. The museum's director Max Hollein contributes the foreword to Art =, while essays are written by the museum's curatorial staff and other art experts.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780714879420
ISBN-10: 0714879428
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Publication Date: July 1st, 2020
Pages: 448