The world of art can be an intimidating one at times. With so many artists, so many works, so many mediums and periods – it can be difficult to get informed, without getting overwhelmed.
Enter the 50… You Should Know
book series by Prestel. These books beautifully capture and summarise important aspects of our creative culture. History’s most significant paintings, photographers, architects, designers and more line their pages in a concise, informative and fascinating way – and get you up to speed on some of the most influential art and artists throughout time.
American culture transformed the modern world, but not without the help of its foremost artists. Tracking American art from the late 18th century through to Pollock and Basquiat, 50 American Artists You Should Know
is a highly accessible way to gain a meaningful understanding of some of history's most incredible artists, all native to the complex and ever-changing nation that is the USA.
- Soft cover – 157 pages.
- Features 50 American artists from the late 18th century to present day.
- The first page of each new artist features a timeline across the top of the page – placing the figure in a global historical context.
- Full colour photography throughout.
- Includes an index.
Dimensions: 24.5 x 20 x 1.5cm.