Art: The Whole Story

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Art: The Whole Story

Written by an international team of artists, art historians, and curators, this absorbing, accessible, and beautiful book gives readers unparalleled insights into the world's most iconic artworks.

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Stephen Farthing and Richard Cork (Foreword)

Written by an international team of artists, art historians, and curators, this absorbing, accessible, and beautiful book gives readers unparalleled insights into the world's most iconic artworks. Art: The Whole Story traces the development of art period by period, highlighting and analyzing key masterpieces. The informative and highly illustrated text covers every genre, from painting and sculpture to conceptual and performance art. Cultural timelines help readers by providing historical context for each movement.

This volume explains everything from use of color and visual metaphors to technical innovations, giving readers the tools to interpret world-famous masterpieces for themselves. Highlights include Mughal miniatures; Japanese prints from the 19th century; color theories behind Georges Seurat's remarkable La Grande Jatte; and analysis of Pablo Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon.


  • Paperback
  • 576 pages
  • 7.2 × 1.7 × 10 inches
  • Published 2021
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