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i want to know the names of few books which i can study to understand art and appreciate it.

Hello Shambhavi,

I can perhaps recommend the following books:

1.  The Story of Art by E.H. Gombrich
2.  Teh Art Book by Editors of Phaidon Press
3.  Art: Over 2,500 Works from Cave to Contemporary by Andrew Graham-Dixon
4.  The gate of appreciation: Studies in the relation of art to life by Carleton Eldredge Noyes

I hope that these can of assistance.  I can also recommend touring museum and gallery websites as many offer educational and informative resources that can help you understand and appreciate artwork.


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Experienced in selling, appraising and judging authenticity of signed original prints and unique works of fine art. Concentration on Picasso lithographs; Rembrandt etchings; Edgar Degas drawings; Calder lithographs; Miro; Durer woodcuts; Marc Chagall lithographs; Renoir etchings; Toulouse Lautrec lithographs; Vasarely; Warhol silk screens; Henry Moore sculptures.


Judging authenticity and avoiding fraud. Appraisal. Fine art investments.

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Sonoma State University

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