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50 Artists You Should Know

Author: Koser, Thomas

Description: Now available in an updated edition, this attractive, useful, and entertaining collection of great artists and great art is a course in art history for readers of all ages. This vibrant reference guide profiles 50 major artists alongside their representative works. The entries are presented in an eye-catching format that includes brief biographies and critical analyses, alongside illustrations of the artists' most famous works. Featuring 200 full colour illustrations this book also includes a glossary of important terms, information about relevant movements and techniques, and a timeline that puts the artists in context. Arranged chronologically, the selection of artists includes every major artistic movement and development since the Gothic period, giving readers a clear understanding of the evolution of the visual arts. Perfect for casual reading or easy reference, this accessible overview is a fun and practical art history lesson that everyone can enjoy. 200 colour illustrations

Publisher: PRESTEL

Paperback
ISBN: 9783791381695

Dimensions: 24 and 19.5 cm

Publish Date: 1/04/2016

Page Count: 176