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.
You may know the Statue of Liberty and Rodin’s Thinker, but how much do you know about them? And how about Claes Oldenburg’s Giant Toothpaste Tube in Japan? Picasso’s Bull's Head (made from bicycle parts!), or the crème de la crème of Ancient Rome and Greece? Learn all about them and gain a meaningful understanding in this incredible book - 50 Sculptures You Should Know
Soft cover – 157 pages.
Features 50 sculptures from ancient times to contemporary art.
First page of each new sculpture features a timeline across the top of the page – placing the sculpture in a global historical context.
Full colour photography throughout.
Includes an index.
Dimensions: 24.5 x 20 x 1.5cm.