Art : The Definitive Visual Guide, Hardback Book


Filled with more than 8,000 paintings and sculpture from around the world, this is ultimate visual guide to the history of art.

Featuring examples of the world's most celebrated, influential, and iconic artworks, this beautiful volume brings a gallery into your home where you can learn everything you need to know about art and artists. Linger over 8,000 stunning works from 700 artists and explore the major milestones, from cave paintings to modern masterpieces.

Learn how to "read" composition, subject matter, technique and style.

Gain a better understanding of key artworks through detailed close-up examinations that explore and explain the artist's intentions and techniques, while picture-packed gallery pages explore common artistic themes such as landscapes, nudes and animals. Created in collaboration with the biggest art library in the world, Bridgeman, this is a must-have for every family bookshelf.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 612 pages, Full-colour photographs and artworks throughout
  • Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
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  • Category: Art forms
  • ISBN: 9781405322430



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