501 Great Artists
by Stephen Farthing (ed) (9780733323096)

501 Great Artists
Stephen Farthing (ed)
Release Date: 01 November 2008
Format: Hardback
Pages: 640
Category: Painting & Paintings
ISBN: 9780733323096
ISBN-10: 073332309X

From the creators of 1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die comes this enthralling, in-depth guide to 501 outstanding painters, sculptors, mixed-media artists, photomontage artists and installation artists from around the world and throughout the centuries. 501 Great Artists provides an informal illustrated history of art, as seen through its leading practitioners, and a critical assessment of the artists' work. Entertaining and thoroughly researched, this book contains a wealth of information about the artists whose achievements have shaped the course of art history, from Renaissance muralists to Impressionist painters and from Cubist mixed media aritsts to postmodern video artists. Each entry features a comprehensive biography and assessment of the artist's creative innovations and cultural impact together with an insightful image of the artist. Supplementing the text is a galleries and museums listing of the artist's most famous works, and an illuminating quotation by the artist or an art critic.

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