L’arte... che avventura!
15 x 20,5 cm - 15,90€
WHAT ADVENTURES DOES A WORK OF ART GO THROUGH BEFORE IT REACHES THE MUSEUM?
Precious or common, magical or useful, sacred or of everyday use, metals have accompanied us throughout history to the present day. But it took a long time for men to develop the knowledge and technology needed to extract metals from ores, and to process them, allowing civilisation to progress and evolve.
This book tells about the most important metals, their history, characteristics, uses and properties.
From ancient to modern metals, passing through the precious metals and arriving to future ones: a journey to the heart of the Earth. After a general introduction on metals, the periodic element’s table, and metallurgy, each metal is presented with a short “identity card” and is then told enlighting its origins, uses, related technologies and geoghraphy, its history and future.
Key selling points:
-little-known events to discover;
-14 masterpieces from ancient to modern art;
-a narative and interesting way of introducing art;
-10 countries allover the world, 14 great artists
-sculptures, paintings, precious objects;
-pirates, great thefts, working redone for decades, disputes, hideouts and much more
Publication: October 2023