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From the prehistoric cave paintings to Andy Warhol's soup cans, this lively chronicle surveys the rich history of artistic expression. INSTANT ART HISTORY examines such geniuses as Michelangelo, da Vinci, Rembrandt, Renoir, van Gogh, and the Impressionists as well as Dali, Matisse, Picasso, Kandinsky, and Lichtenstein.

With INSTANT ART HISTORY you'll learn:

* How Mona Lisa's smile changed forever the grim face of portrait sitters.

* The differences between Analytic and Synthetic Cubism.

* How the avant-garde movements of Constructivism, Dadaism, and Surrealism of the 1920s redefined how society viewed art.

* How the action paintings of the Abstract Expressionists allow the viewer to "feel" a painting, not just see it.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780449906989
Author:
Robinson, Walter
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Personal & Practical Guides
Subject:
Arts, fine
Subject:
Art history
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Reference - General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
103-797
Publication Date:
19950231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.02x5.22x.66 in. .48 lbs.

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