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Art: Explained: 100 Masterpieces and What They Mean

Art: Explained: 100 Masterpieces and What They Mean

Laurence King Publishing

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Discover the reasons behind creations like the Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo, self-portraits by Rembrandt, the Terracotta Army, and Andy Warhol's iconic soup cans. Art: Explained is your source for factual and enlightening explanations to 100 of these thought-provoking inquiries. Gain a deeper understanding of the world of art and its masterpieces.
  • Written by best-selling author and art writer Susie Hodge
  • 100 intriguing masterpieces illustrated and simply explained
  • A straightforward guide to understanding great artworks from across the world
  • The go-to guide for those curious about famous masterpieces, and looking for a simple and entertaining way of appreciating what makes them so wonderful
  • Product Type: Book, Flexibound
  • 216 pages
  • Published in 2022
  • Shipping Dimensions: 8.5 × 6.1 × 0.7 inches  (21.6 × 15.5 × 1.8 cm)
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 lb (19.2 oz; 544 g)
  • SKU010011190 | 9780857828972

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Andy Warhol in 1980

About the Artist

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol (American, 1928 - 1987) was a visual artist, film director, and producer who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, advertising, and celebrity culture that flourished by the 1960s, and span a variety of media, including painting, silkscreening, photography, film, and sculpture. Some of his best-known works include the silkscreen paintings Campbell's Soup Cans (1962) and Marilyn Diptych (1962).

Susie Hodge

About the Author

Susie Hodge

Susie Hodge is an art historian, historian, and artist. She is the bestselling author of over 100 books about art and art history, among them 50 Art Ideas, How to Survive Modern Art, Why Your Five Year Old Could Not Have Done That: Modern Art Explained, and50 Art Nouveau Works of Art You Should Know.

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