The hidden meaning of painting - A panorama of art in 200 masterpieces
Or how to look at, understand and learn to love the masterpieces of the history of painting.
The iconographic richness and the spirit of didactic synthesis of this book reveal to the reader the hidden meaning of the paintings by deciphering themes, references and symbols, and by briefly telling the story of the artists who created them.
In a skilfully arranged double page for each work, the authors guide the reader's gaze over the entire representation and then, thanks to the many details reproduced or the achievements of the same period, to the very heart of the painting. Concise inserts on history, mythology, folklore and a few quotations complete the understanding of the chosen masterpieces.
From 14th century religious paintings to self-portraits by Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol, the reader will undoubtedly find in this book an inexhaustible source of information and inspiration.
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- 17,3 x 24,5 x 3,4 cm
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- Author :
- De Rynck, Patrick