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The Short Story of Modern Art : A Pocket Guide to Key Movements, Works, Themes and Techniques_Susie Hodge_9781786273697_Laurence King PublishingSKU: 9781786273697 Supplier: Laurence King Publishing
Author: Susie Hodge
Format: Paperback | 224 pages
Dimensions: 138 x 210 x 20.32mm | 544.31g
Publication date: 14 Mar 2019
The Short Story of Modern Art explains the how, why and when of modern art - who introduced certain things, what they were, where they were produced, and why they matter.
Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key works - from the realist painting of Courbet to a contemporary installation by Yayoi Kusama - and then links them to the most important movements, themes and techniques. Accessible, concise and richly illustrated, the book reveals the connections between different periods, artists and styles, giving readers a thorough understanding and broad enjoyment of modern art.