The Short Story of Modern Art is a must-read introduction to modern art from the best-selling author Susie Hodge.
This fascinating pocket guide to art explains the how, why and when of modern art – who introduced certain techniques or genres, and why these matter.
Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key works – from the realist painting of Courbet to a contemporary installation by Yayoi Kusama – and then links them to the most important movements, themes and techniques. Accessible, concise and richly illustrated, the book reveals the connections between different periods, artists and styles, giving readers a thorough understanding and broad enjoyment of modern art.
More in the series:
– The Short Story of Art by Susie Hodge (9781780679686)
– The Short Story of Photography by Ian Haydn Smith (9781786272010)
– The Short Story of Architecture by Susie Hodge (9781786273703)
Also from Laurence King Publishing
– A World History of Art by John Fleming and Hugh Honour (9781856695848)