This book shows you what others only tell you. Perfect for any art-lover, this is the definitive visual guide to enjoying and appreciating art. From old masters and modern greats to key movements and styles, discover how masterpieces were created and where they can be viewed. It is the ideal museum and gallery companion.
what is art?
Media and materials
The History Of Art
Early art 3000 BCE - 1300 CE
Gothic and early renaissance c.1300-1500
High renaissance and mannerism c.1500-1700
The baroque era c.1600-1700
From rococo to neoclassicism c.1700-1800
romantic and academic art c.1800-1900
contemporary art 1970-