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Artists : their lives and works / foreword by Ross King.

Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Edition: First American editionDescription: 360 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cmContent type:
  • still image
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 024122618X
  • 1465463283
  • 9780241226186
  • 9781465463289
Uniform titles:
  • Artists (DK Publishing, Inc.)
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • 709.2/2 23
LOC classification:
  • N40 .A83 2017
Other classification:
  • K815.72
Contents:
Before 1500 -- 16th century -- 17th century -- 18th century -- 19th century -- Early 20th century -- 1945 to present.
Before 1500. Giotto -- Jan van Eyck -- Donatello -- Masaccio -- Piero della Francesca -- Giovanni Bellini -- Sandra Botticelli -- Hieronymus Bosch -- 16th Century. Leonardo da Vinci -- Wen Zhengming -- Albrecht Dürer -- Michelangelo -- Titian -- Raphael -- Hans Holbein -- Pieter Bruegel the Elder -- El Greco -- 17th Century. Caravaggio -- Peter Paul Rubens -- Artemisia Gentileschi -- Nicolas Poussin -- Gianlorenzo Bernini -- Anthony van Dyck -- Diego Velázquez -- Kanō Tan'yū -- Rembrandt -- Jan Vermeer -- Wang Hui -- 18th Century. Jeong Seon -- Jean-Antoine Watteau -- Giambattista Tiepolo -- Canaletto -- William Hogarth -- Jean-Siméon Chardin -- Ito Jakuchu -- Thomas Gainsborough -- Jean-Honoré Fragonard -- John Singleton Copley -- Franciso de Goya -- Jacques-Louis David -- Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun -- Antonio Canova -- 19th Century. Katsushika Hokusai -- Caspar David Friedrich -- J.M.W. Turner -- John constable -- Eugene Delacroix -- Gustave Courbet -- Dante Gabriel Rossetti -- Edouard Manet -- James McNeill Whistler -- Edgar Degas -- Paul Cézanne -- Auguste Rodin -- Claude Monet -- Henri Rousseau -- Ilya Repin -- Paul Gauguin -- Vincent van Gogh -- Early 20th Century. Gustav Klimt -- Edvard Munch -- Wassily Kandinsky -- Henri Matisse -- Piet Mondrian -- Constantin Brancusi -- Paul Klee -- Pablo Picasso -- Edward Hopper -- Amedeo Modigliani -- Marc Chagall -- Georgia O'Keeffe -- Rene Magritte -- Henry Moore -- 1945 to present. Alberto Giacometti -- Mark Rothko -- Salvador Dali -- Frida Kahlo -- Francis Bacon -- Jackson Pollock -- Bernard Buffet -- Andy Warhol -- Anish Kapoor -- Takashi Murakami.
Summary: Presents brief profiles of over eighty major artists throughout history, providing the historical context in which each artist worked, their influences, and legacies.Summary: This art book includes insightful biographies of artists accompanied with remarkable reproductions of their famous artworks. Begin with the early Renaissance and follow art movements through the centuries to some of the most well-known artists alive today. The large format art book is overflowing with information and pictures of your favorite classics. The full-page prints are especially spectacular, allowing you to get the full effect of the work that inspired, defined and encapsulated art movements. Over 500 years of the craft is discussed, with the chapters organized by century starting with "Before 1500" and ending with "1945 - Present." Each chapter features the relevant painters of those years with its own directory. Read about the historical context of art movements in sections which include timelines and fact panels giving incredible insight into the art world, the past lives of artists and their visions and techniques. Discover the unconventional stories of the artists' lives, including their influences, developments, friendships, loves and rivalries. Read about the portraits that Holbein did for Henry VIII to play matchmaker, Caravaggio's astonishing reaction to a badly cooked artichoke and the many romantic affairs of Picasso. Sometimes scandalous and often tumultuous, the lives of artists like Raphael, Hogarth, van Gogh, O'Keeffe, Magritte, Warhol and Kiefer are as interesting and captivating as their work.
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Includes indexes.

Before 1500 -- 16th century -- 17th century -- 18th century -- 19th century -- Early 20th century -- 1945 to present.

Before 1500. Giotto -- Jan van Eyck -- Donatello -- Masaccio -- Piero della Francesca -- Giovanni Bellini -- Sandra Botticelli -- Hieronymus Bosch -- 16th Century. Leonardo da Vinci -- Wen Zhengming -- Albrecht Dürer -- Michelangelo -- Titian -- Raphael -- Hans Holbein -- Pieter Bruegel the Elder -- El Greco -- 17th Century. Caravaggio -- Peter Paul Rubens -- Artemisia Gentileschi -- Nicolas Poussin -- Gianlorenzo Bernini -- Anthony van Dyck -- Diego Velázquez -- Kanō Tan'yū -- Rembrandt -- Jan Vermeer -- Wang Hui -- 18th Century. Jeong Seon -- Jean-Antoine Watteau -- Giambattista Tiepolo -- Canaletto -- William Hogarth -- Jean-Siméon Chardin -- Ito Jakuchu -- Thomas Gainsborough -- Jean-Honoré Fragonard -- John Singleton Copley -- Franciso de Goya -- Jacques-Louis David -- Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun -- Antonio Canova -- 19th Century. Katsushika Hokusai -- Caspar David Friedrich -- J.M.W. Turner -- John constable -- Eugene Delacroix -- Gustave Courbet -- Dante Gabriel Rossetti -- Edouard Manet -- James McNeill Whistler -- Edgar Degas -- Paul Cézanne -- Auguste Rodin -- Claude Monet -- Henri Rousseau -- Ilya Repin -- Paul Gauguin -- Vincent van Gogh -- Early 20th Century. Gustav Klimt -- Edvard Munch -- Wassily Kandinsky -- Henri Matisse -- Piet Mondrian -- Constantin Brancusi -- Paul Klee -- Pablo Picasso -- Edward Hopper -- Amedeo Modigliani -- Marc Chagall -- Georgia O'Keeffe -- Rene Magritte -- Henry Moore -- 1945 to present. Alberto Giacometti -- Mark Rothko -- Salvador Dali -- Frida Kahlo -- Francis Bacon -- Jackson Pollock -- Bernard Buffet -- Andy Warhol -- Anish Kapoor -- Takashi Murakami.

Presents brief profiles of over eighty major artists throughout history, providing the historical context in which each artist worked, their influences, and legacies.

This art book includes insightful biographies of artists accompanied with remarkable reproductions of their famous artworks. Begin with the early Renaissance and follow art movements through the centuries to some of the most well-known artists alive today. The large format art book is overflowing with information and pictures of your favorite classics. The full-page prints are especially spectacular, allowing you to get the full effect of the work that inspired, defined and encapsulated art movements. Over 500 years of the craft is discussed, with the chapters organized by century starting with "Before 1500" and ending with "1945 - Present." Each chapter features the relevant painters of those years with its own directory. Read about the historical context of art movements in sections which include timelines and fact panels giving incredible insight into the art world, the past lives of artists and their visions and techniques. Discover the unconventional stories of the artists' lives, including their influences, developments, friendships, loves and rivalries. Read about the portraits that Holbein did for Henry VIII to play matchmaker, Caravaggio's astonishing reaction to a badly cooked artichoke and the many romantic affairs of Picasso. Sometimes scandalous and often tumultuous, the lives of artists like Raphael, Hogarth, van Gogh, O'Keeffe, Magritte, Warhol and Kiefer are as interesting and captivating as their work.

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