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Experience the power of art and take a unique guided tour around 2,500 of the world's most influential paintings and sculptures.
From cave paintings to modern masterpieces, this absorbing and beautiful art book gives you unparalleled insight into the world's most iconic artworks. Beautifully presented as a chronological catalog, this guide helps you discover the most remarkable moments in the history of art. From the Italian Renaissance to the masters of Impressionism. This is an invaluable reference book for any art lover!
Get to know over 7,000 famous artists through close-up analyzes of their masterpieces, from Leonardo da Vinci and Picasso, to Van Gogh and Monet. This reference book will help you understand the artist's origin, influences and techniques. Before diving into the history of art movements, you'll be welcomed by an introductory chapter called "Looking at Art." This chapter takes you through art vocabulary, and understanding the artist's vision.
Truly comprehensive in scope, this book presents the major art movements throughout history, from classical Greek art and the Italian Renaissance, to the Pre-Raphaelites and the masters of Impressionism. Art: The Definitive Visual Guide is a must-have for your bookshelf.