Great Artists

Great Artists

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Discover a new approach to exploring the lives of 50 major painters in "Great Artists". Using detailed annotation of key works as wells as other contemporary images, the guide provides insights into the creative genius of artists from Michelangelo to Matisse, Canaletto to Klee, and Hogarth to Hopper. The visual approach of the guide is complemented by authoritative text that highlights important events in each artist's life, explains their techniques and stylistic trademarks, and outlines their personal development and intentions. The book's generous size and reproduction enable you to appreciate the fascinating detail of each work, while the detailed annotation highlights the particular features - such as hidden symbolism or distinctive brushwork - that distinguishing each artist's work. Arranged chronologically, "Great Artists" looks at how the artistic development of individual artists led to the creation of distinct schools and movements, such as Cezanne and Post-Impressionism, and Picasso Cubism. Images and influences that were inspirational to the artists are also featured, providing a clearer understanding of what helped to shape each more

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  • Hardback | 112 pages
  • 261.62 x 353.06 x 20.32mm | 1,238.3g
  • Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • DK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 075130445X
  • 9780751304459

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