As one of the most internationally renowned artists, René Magritte (1898–1967) was also one of the strangest, a testament to his mastery of the surrealist style.
“The Prado Masterpieces is an incredible book, marrying visual splendor with academic insight.”
Hubert Robert may be the most famous artist you’ve never heard of. A-list fans like Louis XVI, Catherine the Great, and Voltaire clamored for his poetic views of architectural ruins.
Making art a part of your daily life is invigorating because it becomes a touchstone for one’s sensibilities.
Given a large (9 3/8” x 13”) page size, this very attractive compilation of contemporary art—drawings on paper—provides an excellent review of a medium that is too often overlooked.
“Finlay is expert in her knowledge and delves beneath the superficial to reveal why colors captivate our imaginations.”
“If you can’t devote the next 30 years of your life to running the Metropolitan Museum of Art, but you do have a hunger to learn more about artists and works of art . .
“. . . definitely not for children.”
“. . . a real contribution to the copious Holocaust literature. The Lady in Gold will make a great movie.”
“With The Art of Medicine: Over 2,000 Years of Images and Imagination on your lap, a faraway gallery is made available—a gallery in which the past and the current worlds appear, bo
“We learn through this gentle narrative how to really see and how an appreciation for art can enhance our view of the world’s everyday splendor.”
“Would that the publisher have gone on the complete journey with Hockney and Gayford and made this the large-scale volume that it deserved to be so that the art could have been as easily ab
“‘Like rock musicians, the persona of the artists is central to the content of the work.’”