The Art Book : Big Ideas Simply Explained

Description

Embark on a grand tour of art history with this guide to the story of art, and the big ideas and themes behind the world's most important artistic movements, artworks, and artists. The Art Book explores the more than 80 of the world's most groundbreaking artworks by history's most influential painters, sculptors, and artists with stunning visuals and insightful quotations. Discover key artworks and artists from across the globe, stretching from the prehistoric Altamira cave paintings and Chinese jade carvings to more impressionism, symbolism, cubism, and pop art. Understand the ideas that inspired masterpieces by Botticelli, Rembrandt, Klimt, Matisse, Picasso, and dozens more, with The Art Book's fascinating overview of painting, drawing, printing, sculpture, conceptual art, and performance art, from ancient history to the modern day.

Details

Author(s)
DK
Format
Hardback | 352 pages
Dimensions
205 x 245 x 28mm | 1,229g
Publication date
01 Mar 2017
Publisher
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Imprint
DK
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
more than 250 images
ISBN10
024123901X
ISBN13
9780241239018
Bestsellers rank
27,607

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