Looking At Art. An Introduction To Enjoying The Great Paintings Of The World
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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Fine
Publisher: Spring Books/Octopus
Publisher Place: London
Publisher Year: 1989
Description: 256 pages. Book and Jacket appear to have hardly been read and are both in Fine condition throughout.
Publishers Description: The Joy of Art is a splendid picture gallery. Variations on Twelve Themes is a selective gallery of paintings that compares and contracts art from all ages and shows how differently painters have responded to the great continuing themes. The Language of Painting is and exploration of how artists use colour or light, viewpoint or perspective, pattern or movement to delight the eye and the mind. With diagrams and reconstructions that deepen the reader's understanding of these underlying factors. Materials and Methods of Painting is a comprehensive description of the nature and distinctive characteristics of every medium of painting. Looking at Painting is a detailed analysis of nearly 50 great masterpieces of world art.