The Short Story of Art is a pocket guide and introduction to key movements, works, themes and techniques in the art profession. Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key works, from the murals of Lascaux to Damien Hirst installations, linking the works to art movements, themes and techniques.
The book explains, in short form, how, why, with whom and when art changed. It demystifies artistic jargon and gives readers a basic understanding of concepts and trends in art.
Author Susie Hodge is a recognized English art historian, artist and author of more than 100 books on, among other things, art.
Dimensions: H: 21.2 x W: 15.2 x D: 1.8 cm
Author: Susie Hodge
Publisher: Laurence King