How to Read a Modern Painting: Understanding and Enjoying the Modern Masters
Thames & Hudson, 2006 - 400 Seiten
"Modern art is a wonder to view, but its complex themes and subtle characteristics can intimidate and baffle the casual observer. In this accessible, practical guide, Jon Thompson explores more than 200 works, helping readers unlock each painting's meaning. Beginning with the Barbizon school and the Realist movement of the mid-19th century and continuing right up to the 1980s avant-garde, he analyses works by some of the greatest and most popular artists of the modern era, including Bonnard, Van Gogh, Picasso, Pollock, Rauschenberg, Warhol and Basquiat, describing each artist's use of media and symbolism, and providing useful biographical information. The perfect museum companion for art lovers everywhere, this book is a vibrant, informative trip through one of art history's most compelling periods." - back cover.
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To the untrained eye, modern art can be confusing or appear meaningless. Jon Thompson provides a methodical approach to understanding the artistic merit and meaning behind Vollständige Rezension lesen