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

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'Exploring 50 key artworks, this pocket guide is the ultimate beginner’s guide to art, explaining the key movements, themes and techniques. A must-have for any new art enthusiast or the perfect present for a loved one' - Country & Town House 

A pocket guide explaining the key movements, themes and techniques

Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key works, from the wall paintings of Lascaux to contemporary installations, and then links these to sections on art movements, themes and techniques. The design of the book allows the student or art enthusiast to easily navigate their way around key periods, artists and styles.

Accessible and concise, it simplifies and explains the most important and influential concepts in art, and shows how they are connected. The book explains how, why and when art changed, who introduced certain things, what they were, where they were produced, and whether they matter. It demystifies artistic jargon, giving readers a thorough understanding and broad enjoyment of art.

Details
  • Author: Susie Hodge
  • Paperback: 224 pages 
  • Date published: March 2017
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-1780679686
  • Product Dimensions: 21.6 x 15.6 cm

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