The Short Story of Modern Art: A Pocket Guide to Key Movements, Works, Themes and Techniques

The Short Story of Modern Art: A Pocket Guide to Key Movements, Works, Themes and Techniques

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The Short Story of Modern Art explains the how, why and when of modern art - who introduced certain things, what they were, where they were produced, and why they matter.

Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key works - from the realist painting of Courbet to a contemporary installation by Yayoi Kusama - and then links them to the most important movements, themes and techniques. Accessible, concise and richly illustrated, the book reveals the connections between different periods, artists and styles, giving readers a thorough understanding and broad enjoyment of modern art.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781786273697
BY (AUTHOR) Hodge, Susie
PUBLISHER : Laurence King Publishing PUBLICATION DATE : March 04, 2019
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Laurence King Publishing
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 210 mm x 138 mm

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
The Arts
DESCRIPTION :
The Short Story of Modern Art explains the how, why and when of modern art - who introduced certain things, what they were, where they were produced, and why they matter.

Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key works - from the realist painting of Courbet to a contemporary installation by Yayoi Kusama - and then links them to the most important movements, themes and techniques. Accessible, concise and richly illustrated, the book reveals the connections between different periods, artists and styles, giving readers a thorough understanding and broad enjoyment of modern art.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781786273697
BY (AUTHOR) Hodge, Susie
PUBLISHER : Laurence King Publishing PUBLICATION DATE : March 04, 2019
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Laurence King Publishing
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 210 mm x 138 mm

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
The Arts