Art: Everything You Need to Know About the Greatest Artists and Their Works - Softcover
Art introduces readers to 100 of the world's most important artists and their paintings, from the 13th century to the modern era. Works by artists including Caravaggio, Vermeer, van Gogh and Warhol are reproduced in superb high quality, arranged chronologically and set in their historical context by Susie Hodge's concise and readable narrative. Including explanations of key periods in art history - from the Early Renaissance to Dutch Realism, and from Rococo to Pop Art - a guide to the world's best art galleries and a helpful glossary of key terms, this is the perfect book for any art lover.
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'Offers a fascinating insight into the world of art ... This guide is a must for art lovers. Conveniently sized it is handy for gallery visits too. ****' Daily Express. (Daily Express)
About the Author:
Susie Hodge has an MA in the History of Art by Research from Birkbeck, University of London. She is author of over 50 books, including studies of Impressionism, Victorian art, Picasso and Monet and is currently writing books on modern art and ancient Egyptian art. Throughout the year she runs workshops and seminars for various institutions and teaches part-time. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
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- Publication date2014
- ISBN 10 1848662203
- ISBN 13 9781848662209
- Number of pages224