The Story of Art

The Story of Art

17 April, 2015
Author: E.H. Gombrich
Genre: Art Architecture
Category: HH 500

The Story of Art, one of the most famous and popular books on art ever written, has been a world bestseller for over four decades. Attracted by the simplicity and clarity of his writing, readers of all ages and backgrounds have found in Professor Gombrich a true master, and one who combines knowledge and wisdom with a unique gift for communicating his deep love of the subject.

Recommended to Heywood Hill by:

Sir Mervyn King - 'Making the reader accessible to art, rather than art accessible to the reader'

Sheila Lee - 'Unfamiliar concepts made clear and accessible… communicates his love for his subject with verve and enthusiasm' 

The Heywood Hill 500 - a single most affecting book according to our customers