The Chronology Of Pattern: Pattern In Art From Lotus Flower To Flower Power

Author: Diana Newall, Christina Unwin
Homepage_9781408126417

Stock information

General Fields

  • : $12.00(AUD)
  • : 9781408126417
  • : A & C Black Publishers Ltd
  • : A & C Black Publishers Ltd
  • :
  • : December 2011
  • : 55.0
  • :
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Diana Newall, Christina Unwin
  • : Paperback
  • :
  • : 448
  • :
  • :
Barcode 9781408126417
9781408126417

Description

The Chronology of Pattern is a glorious, highly illustrated look at the history of pattern from ancient times up to the present. The book draws the patterns from the worlds of textiles, paintings, manuscripts and architecture. The book is divided into chapters each covering separate centuries. The result is not only a visual delight but an excellent sourcebook that will be useful for all artists who use patterns in their work. This book should be a must on the reference shelves of all those working in the visual arts.

Reviews

A fascinating history of the evolution of pattern ... a delightful treasure-trove of information and ideas, both for the serious student of textiles and anyone seeking inspiration - Workshop on the Web A sumptuous book ... both looks and feels marvelous - Artbookreview.net