120x164 288 страниц. 2006 год. Ava Publishing Unforgettable, witty visual definitions of 140 puzzling art and design words. Shows the meaning of each term. Quick reference for students and anyone who wants to understand specialized terms. Handy go-anywhere format. Abstract. Zeitgeist. Bauhaus. Pluralism. The "Visual Dictionary" is just the book for anyone who's ever been a bit hazy about the meaning of the many terms used in art and design. Each term is explained visually and put in context, providing the reader with a clear understanding of the often mystifying language of these specialized fields. To help the reader understand and remember the meanings, each entry uses a different typeface (a history of the fonts is in the back of the book) and includes a picture in an appropriate illustration techniques. Eclectic, useful, and entertaining, The "Visual Dictionary" takes the complex and makes it simple.