(Cover picture: "Logos - Loop 6 - 2009" by piero scaruffi)
This is the first edition of a free ebook about the Visual Arts, starting with
In 2012 i published the three volumes as slideshare files that cannot be downloaded:
Below are all the chapters in a downloadable format. Note that only the downloadable version is updated as i find mistakes and omissions. I don't have time to update the slideshare version.
This is a free ebook. Needless to say, it took many months to compile it, and the knowledge comes from many years of study. If you feel like supporting this work, make a donation.
Disclaimer. All the pictures (mostly in tiny resolution) are from the artist's website or museum's websites or my own photo collection. If you feel that a picture is used improperly, just email me.
All the text is mine and you are welcome to do what you like with it as long as it is for nonprofit purposes.
(Any volunteer to create an alphabetical index? Contact me)