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A visual celebration of more than 80 great artists, from the Early Renaissance to the present day.
Exploring the vision and techniques of the greatest painters and sculptors throughout history, Artists tells the fascinating stories behind each masterpiece, including the historical context in which each artist worked, their influences, creative development, friendships, loves, and rivalries. From Donatello to Dali and Giotto to Giacometti, Artists showcases key examples of work by each artist as well as images of them at work in their studios.
A perfect gift purchase for those with an interest in art, art history, or biographies, as well as students of the arts.
From the Publisher
‘I must use the brush and ink of the Yuan to move the peaks and valleys of the Song.’
Perhaps the greatest of all painters of fantasy subjects, Bosch created unforgettable works that continue to fascinate and perplex viewers 500 years after his death.
Quickly recognized as supreme among sculptors, he devoted himself to his art and found wealthy and powerful patrons all over Europe.
‘My illustrious lordship, I’ll show you what a woman can do.’
‘I am making physical things that are all about somewhere else.’
Artists: Their Lives and Works