This is the ultimate visual guide to 2,000 of the world's most revered paintings and sculptures. A short introduction instructs readers in how to look at paintings and sculpture, and learn the simple steps of formal analysis that quickly become automatic and greatly increase the enjoyment of art.
The main part of the book is a
Thematic galleries are interspersed throughout the book, showing how artists from different periods and places treat the same subject matter, such as landscapes, nudes, or animals.
Author — DK Publishing.
Hardcover. 612 pages.