About this book
Over 2,500 images from over 8,000 collections and 700 artists, from the earliest cave paintings to Damien Hirst, and Asia to Africa. Key paintings explained in detail, with tips on how to 'read' composition, subject matter, technique and style.
A guide to paintings and sculpture from around the world. It helps you to bring a gallery of more than 2,500 of the world's most influential paintings and sculptures and learn what you need to know about art history. It enables you to learn how to 'read' composition, subject matter, technique and style as key paintings are examined.