Indiana University Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art Guide to the Collection

Indiana University Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art Guide to the Collection

David A. Brenneman, Diane M. Pelrine, Nanette Esseck Brewer, Juliet Istrabadi, Judith Ann Stubbs, and Jennifer A. McComas
Distribution: World
Publication date: 9/23/2016
Format: paper 384 pages, 359 color illus.
6.625 x 9.75
ISBN: 978-0-253-02595-1
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The first overview of the Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art's collection in nearly ten years, this indispensable, lavishly illustrated guide includes a brief history of the museum along with fresh perspectives on visitor favorites. Three hundred fifty essential works, chosen by the museum’s curators, are showcased by beautiful color reproductions paired with informative texts. Iconic works from five diverse collections include media as varied as painting, decorative arts, sculpture, traditional arts, and works on paper (the broadest compilation to date), offering a comprehensive, global view of art history, from ancient to contemporary.

Guide to the Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art Collection is an outstanding introduction to the museum's 45,000 works, an ideal companion volume for those already familiar with the collection, and an absorbing read for lovers of art and art history.

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"[This] illustrated book includes 350 essential works, chosen by the museum's curators, showcased by color reproductions and paired with informative text.

The iconic works from five diverse collections will help whet appetites until the museum reopens for IU's bicentennial celebration in 2020." —
Indiana University Alumni Magazine

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