Modern Art in Detail

An accessible and comprehensive guide to understanding the detail behind modern art

Modern Art in Detail

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Modern Art in Detail
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Susie Hodge
Categories: Art, Modern
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10 - Publisher:

An accessible and comprehensive guide to understanding the detail behind modern art
Chinese Art in Detail
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Carol Michaelson, Jane Portal
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

Drawing on the British Museum's extensive collection, this book explores the traditional hierarchy of materials and techniques reaching back as far as the Han Dynasty in the third century BC. In the history and character of the works under scrutiny, this sumptuously illustrated book conveys an understanding of Chinese art
Japanese Art in Detail
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: John Reeve
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

What is Japanese art? This book supplies an answer that gives a reader both a true picture and a fine understanding of Japanese art. Arranged thematically, the book includes chapters on nature and pleasure, landscape and beauty, all framed by themes of serenity and turmoil, the two poles of Japanese
Islamic Art in Detail
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Sheila R. Canby
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

This richly illustrated book allows readers to identify the elements and themes of Islamic art forms, and to examine them in works of painting and metalwork, in calligraphy and manuscripts, ceramics, glass, wood, and ivory.
African Art in Detail
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Christopher Spring
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

This book opens with the question: What is African art? The answer is a brilliantly colorful and detailed look at the myriad materials and genres, forms and meanings, cultural contexts and expressions that comprise artistic traditions across this vast and varied continent. Viewing artworks in their contexts—ancient and modern, urban