Covering every era and over 650 artists, this comprehensive, illustrated guide offers an accessible yet expansive view of art history, featuring everything from iconic works and lesser-known gems to techniques and themes.
Offering a comprehensive overview of Western artists, themes, paintings, techniques, and stories, Art: A Visual History is packed full of large, full-colour images of iconic works and lesser-known gems. Exploring every era, from 30,000BCE to the present, it includes features on the major schools and movements, as well as close-up critical appraisals of 22 masterpieces – from Botticelli’s Primavera to J. M. W. Turner’s The Fighting Temeraire.
With detailed referencing, crisp reproductions and a fresh design, this beautiful book is a must-have for anyone with an interest in art history – from first-time gallery goers to knowledgeable art enthusiasts.
What makes great art? Discover the answer now, with Art: A Visual History.