The Short Story of Art: A Pocket Guide to Key Movements, Works, Themes & Techniques

New, innovative introduction to the story of art

The Short Story of Art is a pocket guide to key movements, works, themes and techniques a new and innovative introduction to the subject of art. Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key works, from the wall paintings of Lascaux to Damien Hirst installations, and then links these to sections on art movements, themes and techniques.

The design of the book allows the student or art enthusiast to easily navigate their way around key periods, artists and styles. Accessible and concise, it simplifies and explains the most important and influential concepts in art, and shows how they are connected.
The book explains how, why and when art changed, who introduced certain things, what they were, where they were produced, and whether they matter. It demystifies artistic jargon, giving readers a thorough understanding and broad enjoyment of art.

  • By Susie Hodge 
  • 224 Pages
  • Paperback
  • 15.5 x 21.8 x 2cm
SKU 1010960050
Barcode # 9781780679686
Shipping Weight 0.1000kg
Shipping Width 0.150m
Shipping Height 0.020m
Shipping Length 0.210m
Shipping Cubic 0.000630000m3

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