'An informative future classic'
'Steven Farthing has done an amazing job of packing a comprehensive, if concise, history of world art into a hefty but manageable tome' --RA Magazine
'You will hardly feel short-changed by this grand tour of art through the ages ... perfectly designed as a one-stop reference guide ... indispensable'
--Artists & Illustrators
'The perfect present for someone preparing for an art-history course at university. It's a bargain, too'
--The Sunday Times
'An amazing book!'
--East Anglian Daily Times
'Seldom has any one volume contained so much information about its subject as this does ... Altogether this will serve as a wonderful introduction to art in all its manifestations' --Contemporary Review
'A truly accessible format ... a terrific overview of the visual arts from the beginning of civilization to the present day ... Great for browsing and inspiring further research'
--Good Book Guide