Art In Detail : 100 Masterpieces (HB)

Art In Detail : 100 Masterpieces (HB)


This insightful book examines iconic paintings from the Western canon, expanding upon the finer points of each work that often remain hidden to the viewer at first glance.

Focusing on aspects such as hidden symbols, internal details, and the particular effects employed by each painter, Susie Hodge provides a discerning look at the subtleties and nuances of over 100 paintings. This explorative and engaging study provides information about external influences on the artists, from socioeconomic context to the local difficulties involved in the creation of many of these great works.

Giving new appreciation to Western masterpieces, this book is a fascinating read for any art enthusiast, revealing the meaning behind inconspicuous details such as lighting, brushstrokes, and subject placement.

Product Code 1043584
Author Susie Hodge
Published November 2016
Publisher Thames and Hudson
Pages 432
Dimensions 23.1 x 3.8 x 24.4 cm
Format Hardback
ISBN 9780500239544
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