The Art Book – DK Books


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This book is the latest in the Big Ideas series, taking you on a journey of the world’s most important art movements throughout history to modern times. Learn from the maestros, sculptors and other artists who formed many of the art traditions still followed today. The book unfolds ideas and inspiration in everything from cave paintings to carvings, impressionism, abstract art, symbolism and cubism. It’s a useful reference work that may inspire you to create your own artistic trend!

ISBN: 9780241239018
Pages: 352
Size: 198 x 241 mm

Embark on a tour of the world’s greatest artistic movements and works, from prehistoric cave paintings to performance art with The Art Book, the latest in the stunning Big Ideas series.

The Art Book explores the most celebrated artworks by history’s most influential painters, sculptors, and artists with stunning visuals and insightful quotes. Discover profiles of the most important artists from across the globe, stretching from the prehistoric Altamira cave paintings and Chinese jade carvings to movements including impressionism, symbolism, and cubism.

Understand the ideas which inspired masterpieces by Botticelli, Rembrandt, Klimt, Matisse, Picasso, and dozens more, with The Art Book’s fascinating coverage of painting, drawing, printing, sculpture, conceptual art, and performance art, from ancient history to the modern day.


ISBN: 9780241239018
Pages: 352
Size: 198 x 241 mm

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