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Taste Of Art London

A Taste of Art - London takes the reader on a journey around ten of the city’s galleries, exploring ten significant artworks at each location and offering an insightful ‘taste’ of art - the ultimate antidote to museum fatigue. 

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Dimensions 15.2 x 2 x 12.7cm
Fabric & material Paperback
SKU 12089763

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Updated 19 May 2020

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The paintings, sculptures and objects selected from each gallery focus on a different time period in the history of Western art - beginning with pieces from an ‘Emerging Britain’ at The British Museum and concluding with contemporary portraiture at the National Portrait Gallery. ‘Tasting notes’ offer an engaging, narrative look at each work, accompanied by a quotation to whet the reader’s appetite; whilst an illustrated ‘key ingredient’ unlocks the meaning and encourages the reader to not only look but more fully explore all one hundred pieces. The book also includes a map, a checklist to tick off what you see and specially commissioned illustrations throughout.