The Short Story of Art



The Short Story of Art is a new and innovative introduction to the subject of art. Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key works, from the wall paintings of Lascaux to contemporary installations, and links them to the most important movements, themes, and techniques in art.

Accessible, concise, and richly illustrated, the book explains how, why, and when art changed, who introduced certain things, what they were, where they were produced, and whether they matter. It demystifies artistic jargon, giving readers a thorough understanding and broad enjoyment of art across the ages.


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Weight 1.21 lbs
Dimensions 0.6 × 0.63 × 8.5 in

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