Fine Art

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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.

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“The Prado Masterpieces is an incredible book, marrying visual splendor with academic insight.”

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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.

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Making art a part of your daily life is invigorating because it becomes a touchstone for one’s sensibilities.

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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.

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“Finlay is expert in her knowledge and delves beneath the superficial to reveal why colors captivate our imaginations.”

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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 . .

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“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

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“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.”

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“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

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“‘Like rock musicians, the persona of the artists is central to the content of the work.’”