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Art That Changed the World tells the story of every major art style, movement by movement, giving art lovers a visual timeline showing key paintings that sparked each transition and explaining major events that shaped their evolution.
Each section features a lavish double-page image of an influential painting that defines each artistic style. Seminal works of genius are portrayed in their historical context, with attention paid to the culture of the time and the lives of their creators.
- Hardcover: 400 pages
- Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd. (Aug. 27 2013)
- ISBN: 9781465414359
Art lovers and connoisseurs will absolutely love this detailed and fully illustrated book. It references back as far as possible and showcases the best, worst and otherwise. Art really suits each person differently as well all interpret art in our own way. I appreciate taking time reading each page and digging deep into the history of art, its many different forms and eras.
My favorite artist is Salvador Dali. I wish he had been featured more in this book. The surrealism part of the book I enjoyed but felt it wasn't as large as the other genres, such as impressionism. It didn't hold back from making it a great book for reference and visual stimulation though, and that is what counts.
If you have an interest in art o you already have a keen interest, you will enjoy this work of art.