Story of Painting: How art was made

Story of Painting: How art was made


From the formation of new ideas to advancements in material and form, art has been evolving since humans first created images. Story of Painting: How Art is Made is a fascinating new history of art that investigates these changes over thousands of years.

Spanning 25,000 years, this guide to the progression of art takes a journey through influential periods such as the Renaissance, the rise of photography, impressionism, and the birth of modern art. Filled with stunning illustrations, it gives a close examination of the different techniques and ideas that inspired the most celebrated works of each era.

Taking us from cave paintings to cubism and the abstract works of the 19th and 20th-centuries, this book follows each step in the evolution of painting, putting the spotlight on famous works from each period to analyse the methods of the great masters.

Product Code 1049201
Author Andrew Graham Dixon
Dimensions 25.5 x 21.3 x 35 cm
ISBN 9780241335185
Pages 360
Published August 2019
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Ltd
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