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The Art Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

The Art Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

Embark on a tour of the world's greatest artistic movements and works, from prehistoric cave paintings to performance art with The Art Book, the latest in the stunning Big Ideas series. The Art Book explores the most celebrated artworks by history's most influential painters, scu... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780241239018
Barcode 9780241239018
Published 27 February 2017 by Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By DK
Series Big Ideas
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ISBN-13 9780241239018
ISBN-10 024123901X
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Imprint DK
Publication Date 27 February 2017
International Publication Date 31 August 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By DK
Series Big Ideas
Category History of Art
History Of Art: Pre-History
Renaissance art
Art Styles: Abstract Expressionism
Biography & Autobiography: Film, Television, Music, Theatre
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 198mm
Height: 241mm
Spine: 28mm
Weight 1,250g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Art, Art - History
NBS Text Fine Arts / Art History
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 709
Catalogue Code 721771

Description of this Book

Embark on a tour of the world's greatest artistic movements and works, from prehistoric cave paintings to performance art with The Art Book, the latest in the stunning Big Ideas series. The Art Book explores the most celebrated artworks by history's most influential painters, sculptors, and artists with stunning visuals and insightful quotes. Discover profiles of the most important artists from across the globe, stretching from the prehistoric Altamira cave paintings and Chinese jade carvings to movements including impressionism, symbolism, and cubism. Understand the ideas which inspired masterpieces by Botticelli, Rembrandt, Klimt, Matisse, Picasso, and dozens more, with The Art Book's fascinating coverage of painting, drawing, printing, sculpture, conceptual art, and performance art, from ancient history to the modern day.

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UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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