Stories of the Mona Lisa
An Imaginary Museum Tale About the History of Modern Art
written by Piotr Barsony
Skyhorse | ISBN 9781620872284
Hardback – 56 pages
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This book provides the fascinating history of modern painting through what many consider the most famous work in the history of art: the Mona Lisa. Piotr acts as the guide for his young daughter, taking us on a journey through an imaginary museum. He describes famous art movements and artists, including: impressionism, cubism, expressionism, fauvism, minimalism, surrealism; Monet, Manet, Cezanne, Picasso, Bacon, Pollock, and more. All of the most famous painters of the modern and contemporary art movements are explained with their own Mona Lisa portraits, in their signature styles.