Art: The Whole Story


Art: The Whole Story

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ISBN: 9780500294468
Title: Art: The Whole Story

Written by an international team of artists, art historians and curators, this absorbing and beautiful book gives readers unparalleled insights into the world_s most iconic artworks. Art: The Whole Story traces the development of art period by period, with the illustrated text covering every genre, from painting and sculpture to conceptual art and performance art. Cultural timelines are there too, to help to the reader with historical context. Masterpieces that epitomize each period or movement are highlighted and analysed in detail. Everything from use of colour and visual metaphors to technical innovations is explained, enabling you to interpret the meanings of world-famous masterpieces _ Mughal miniatures; Japanese prints in the 19th century; the colour theories behind Seurat_s remarkable La Grande Jatte; and why Picasso_s Les Demoiselles d_Avignon was so shocking in its day.

Format: Paperback
Price: $55.00

Additional information

Weight 1750 g
Dimensions 245 × 177 × 40 mm