The Definitive Visual Guide
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Art by Andrew Graham-Dixon
Book DescriptionThis is the ultimate visual guide to paintings and sculpture from around the world. Bring a gallery of more than 2,500 of the world's most influential paintings and sculptures ever created into your home and learn everything you need to know about art history. Peruse over 8,000 stunning works from 700 artists and explore the major milestones of art history from cave paintings to modern masterpieces. Learn how to 'read' composition, subject matter, technique and style as key paintings are examined in intricate detail to help you understand the artist's intentions, style and method. Picture-packed pages explore common themes such as landscapes, nudes and animals. This book is created in collaboration with the biggest art library in the world, Bridgeman, this is a must-have for every family bookshelf.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405322430
(305mm x 258mm x 45mm)
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Andrew Graham-Dixon
Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel, Paperback / softback (February 2016)
"Linking Michelangelo's personal life to his work on the Sistine Chapel, Graham-Dixon describes Michelangelo's unique depiction of the Book of Genesis, tackles ambiguities in the work, and details the painstaking work that went into Michelangelo's magnificent creation"--Amazon.com.
Caravaggio, Paperback (November 2012)
"This book resees its subject with rare clarity and power as a painter for the 21st century."-Hilary Spurling, New York Times Book Review
Tiger Seen on Shaftesbury Avenue, Paperback (May 2008)
In June 2007, full-size reproductions of some of the National Gallery's best-loved paintings appeared overnight on the streets of Soho and Covent Garden. This book records how the public took ownership of the art and welcomed it into their daily life. It is also an alternative introduction to over 40 of the National Gallery's best-loved works.
Howard Hodgkin, Hardback (March 2001)» View all books by Andrew Graham-Dixon
A monograph on the contemporary painter Howard Hodgkin. It investigates his complex art through its guiding themes and elucidates the passions and preoccupations that lie behind the paintings. This expanded edition contains new colour reproductions and an additional chapter.
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