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  • Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
  • Edition: BC Paperback Flexibound with Flaps
  • Publication: 04 March 2019
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781786273697
  • Stock: Temporarily Out of Stock
  • Size: 148x210 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 224
  • RRP: £14.99
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The Short Story of Modern Art


A Pocket Guide to Key Movements, Works, Themes and Techniques by Susie Hodge

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Book Description

The Short Story of Modern Art explains the how, why and when of modern art who introduced certain things, what they were, where they were produced, and why they matter.

Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key works from the realist painting of Courbet to a contemporary installation by Yayoi Kusama and then links them to the most important movements, themes and techniques. Accessible, concise and richly illustrated, the book reveals the connections between different periods, artists and styles, giving readers a thorough understanding and broad enjoyment of modern art.

About the Author

About Susie Hodge

Susie Hodge MA FRSA has written over 150 books on art history and practical art. Many of her books are bestsellers and award winners, and she has taught art to all age groups. In addition, she hosts lectures, talks and practical workshops, and appears regularly on TV and radio, in documentaries and in news and current affairs programmes.

For more information about Susie, visit her website: www.susiehodge.com

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