50 Sculptures You Should Know
Prestel Publishing | ISBN 9783791343389
Flexi jacket – 176 pages
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The latest volume in this popular series presents an array of the worlds greatest sculptures, giving you all the ammunition you need to sound like an expert. Here, fifty of historys most important sculptures from the ancient and classical worlds through the Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic and Modern periods are reproduced in gorgeous colour, including the best of Michelangelo, Bernini, Rodin, Duchamp, Giacometti, Calder, Moore, Beuys, de Saint Phalle, Serra and Bourgeois. Each piece is given a brief overview establishing its place in the artistic pantheon as well as in its artists oeuvre. An appendix offers biographies of the artists. The result is a veritable seminar on the greatest sculptures, creating a fun and practical art history lesson that everyone can enjoy. Great value guide Gallery goers, students Successful series Sculpture parks AUTHOR: Isabel Kuhl is an art historian who lives in Barcelona, Spain. She is the author of numerous books on art. Klaus Reichold is an art historian and the author of Buildings that Changed the World and Paintings that Changed the World (both Prestel). ILLUSTRATIONS 200 colour illustrations. *