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

Author: Hodge, Susie
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Pub Date: 17/04/2017
ISBN: 9781780679686
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Quick overview The Short Story of Art explores 50 key works, from the wall paintings of Lascaux to contemporary installations, linking them to sections on art movements, themes and techniques.
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The Short Story of Art is a new and innovative introduction to the subject of art. Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key works, from the wall paintings of Lascaux to contemporary installations, and then links these to se ctions 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 linked. 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.

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