What Makes Great Art: 80 Masterpieces Explained

What Makes Great Art: 80 Masterpieces Explained

Andy Pankhurst, Lucinda Hawksley
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Author:  Andy Pankhurst, Lucinda Hawksley
Condition:  Used, Like New
Format:  Paperback
Pages:  224
Publisher:  Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Year:  2013
ISBN:  9780711235076

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New & unread but with tiny nick on the spine.

Why do some artworks stand out head and shoulders above others? Exceptional art somehow satisfies at a deeper level than the rest. What Makes Great Art showcases a selection of 80 outstanding paintings and sculptures from around the world and throughout time, assessing just what it is that makes them so great.
Some owe their greatness to composition of colour, others offer profound insights into their human subjects, and some convey their message particularly effectively. Andy Prankhurst' s succinct, appraisive text will open your eyes to the unique defining qualities of these key works, enabling you to appreciate the groundbreaking talents of every age.