Secret Knowledge

Secret Knowledge : Rediscovering the Lost Techniques of the Old Masters

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This is the book that turned the art world on its head, now with new and exciting discoveries. Hockney takes his thesis further, demonstrating how Renaissance artists used mirrors and lenses to develop perspective and chiaroscuro radically challenging our view of how these two foundations of Western art were more

Product details

  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 237 x 300 x 32mm | 1,840g
  • Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 510 illustrations, 442 in colour
  • 0500286388
  • 9780500286388
  • 85,367

Table of contents

Introduction; The Visual Evidence; The Textual Evidence The Correspondence; more

Review quote

When looking at pictures, one can have no more stimulating and provocative companion than Hockney. ("The Times Literary Supplement," London)show more

About David Hockney

David Hockney is one of the most popular artists in the world today, and has an almost unrivalled status in the world of contemporary more