Great Paintings

Great Paintings

Book - 2011 | 1st American ed. --
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A sumptuous, visual guided tour of sixty-six of the world's greatest paintings ranging from works by Zhang Zeduan, a twelfth-century Chinese master, to modern masterpieces by Rothko and Anselm Kiefer. Great Paintings is perfect for anyone interested in learning about the world's most noteworthy artworks.

Arranged chronologically, the story behind each painting is fully explained and examined in unrivaled depth. Artists' biographies and features on historical and social context explore how landmark paintings have been influenced by what has gone before and how they go on to inspire what comes after them.

Reading Great Paintings is like being taken around a gallery by a personal guide who helps you to look at paintings -- both familiar and new -- in fresh and fascinating ways.

Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2011.
Edition: 1st American ed. --
ISBN: 9780756686758
075668675X
Characteristics: 256 p. : ill. (chiefly col.)

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HopeButterfly
Jun 27, 2012

Excellent art book.
Would be great for the coffee table.

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