How to Read Paintings: A Crash Course in Meaning and Method
Through a gallery of artworks accompanied by informative commentary, How to Read Paintings enables readers to swiftly develop their understanding of the grammar and vocabulary of painting, and to discover how to look at diverse paintings in detail, closely reading their meanings and methods.
Liz Rideal reveals how to read paintings by considering five key areas: shape and support, medium and materials, composition, style and technique, and signs and symbols, as well as the role of the artist. In the second part, it explores fifty paintings through extracted details, training the reader and viewer to understand context and discover meaning within art.
|Dimensions||14.1 x 2 x 16.5 cm|
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