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The Paintings That Revolutionized Art

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Author: Claudia StaubleBrand: Prestel PublishingColor: MulticolorEdition: 2nd Revised editionBinding: PaperbackFormat: IllustratedNumber Of Pages: 288Release Date: 01-04-2015Details: Product Description What makes the Book of Kells such an extraordinary example of illuminated manuscript? Why is Durer's self-portrait so iconic? How did Turner's Rain, Steam, Speed turn the art world on its head?...

Author: Claudia Stauble

Brand: Prestel Publishing

Color: Multicolor

Edition: 2nd Revised edition

Binding: Paperback

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 288

Release Date: 01-04-2015

Details: Product Description What makes the Book of Kells such an extraordinary example of illuminated manuscript? Why is Durer's self-portrait so iconic? How did Turner's Rain, Steam, Speed turn the art world on its head? What's so great about Jasper John's Flag? And who was Whistler's mother, anyway? Art history is filled with paintings that shocked, intrigued, enraged and mystified their audiences - paintings that exemplified the period in which they were created and forever changed the way we think. Here, one hundred examples of these icons of art are presented in beautiful, high-quality reproductions. Each double-page spread features lavish illustrations and details as well as engaging texts that explain why the painting belongs in the pantheon of world-changing art. Published in association with the Stadel Museum, Frankfurt. From the Back Cover What makes the Book of Kells such an extraordinary example of illuminated manuscript? Why is Durer's self-portrait so iconic? How did Turner's Rain, Steam, Speed turn the art world on its head? What's so great about Jasper John's Flag? And who was Whistler's mother, anyway? Art history is filled with paintings that shocked, intrigued, enraged and mystified their audiences - paintings that exemplified the period in which they were created and forever changed the way we think. Here, one hundred examples of these icons of art are presented in beautiful, high-quality reproductions. Each double-page spread features lavish illustrations and details as well as engaging texts that explain why the painting belongs in the pantheon of world-changing art. Published in association with the Stadel Museum, Frankfurt.
About the Author Claudia Stauble and Julie Kiefer are editors and art historians based in Munich, Germany.

Package Dimensions: 10.6 x 8.3 x 0.9 inches

Languages: English

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