Book Review: The Story of Art

Book  “The Story of Art” is written by E.H. Gombrich. Its a fairly concise introduction into the history of art around the world. The author has mostly concentrated on the development of European Art and its various movements throughout the centuries. He has illustrated the book well with good amount of explanation on the various artists and their illustrated work. The book is very captivating in writing and close to being simple to understand. I have understood a lot about art history, this being my first book. One can read it many times without being bored.

Rating: 4.5/5 . The author does not cover Asian art much. Will recommend to anyone who wants to know the journey of art. Many important paintings in the history have been omitted.

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