The Short Story Of Art

This fresh take on art history is the ideal gift for art students or enthusiasts. Exploring 50 key works in a clear and easy way, Susie Hodge cuts through the jargon to explain influential concepts and movements.
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No. of Pages 224
No. of Illustrations 150
Dimensions 21 x 14.8cm
Fabric & material Paper
SKU 02086564

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The Short Story of Art is an accessible new introduction to the study of art. Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key works, from the wall paintings of Lascaux to contemporary installations, and then links these to sections on art movements, themes and techniques. Explaining the most important and influential concepts in art, and showing how they connect. The book explains how, why and when art changed, who introduced certain things, what they were, where they were produced, and whether they matter.

Susie Hodge is an art historian, historian and artist. She is the bestselling author of numerous books, among them How to Survive Modern Art and Why Your Five Year Old Could Not Have Done That: Modern Art Explained.