The Short Story of Modern Art

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

Non-Fiction, Art, Design & Photography, Art, Art History
Paperback Published on: 04/03/2019
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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.

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9781786273697
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Dimensions: 210 x 138 mm

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