Art History For Dummies


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<p><b>Ready to discover the fascinating world of art history? Let&rsquo;s (Van) Gogh!</b> <p>Fine art might seem intimidating at first. But with the right guide, anyone can learn to appreciate and understand the stimulating and beautiful work of history&rsquo;s greatest painters, sculptors, and architects. In <i>Art History For Dummies</i>, we&rsquo;ll take you on a journey through fine art from all eras, from Cave Art to the Colosseum, and from Michelangelo to Picasso and the modern masters. Along the way, you&rsquo;ll learn about how history has influenced art, and vice versa. <p>This updated edition includes: <ul> <li>Brand new material on a wider array of renowned female artists</li> <li>Explorations of the Harlem Renaissance, American Impressionism, and the Precisionists</li> <li>Discussions of art in the 20th and 21st centuries, including Dadaism, Constructivism, Surrealism, and today&rsquo;s eclectic art scene</li> </ul> <p>Is there an exhibition in your town you want to see? Prep before going with <i>Art History For Dummies</i> and show your friends what an Art Smartie you are. <p>An unbeatable reference for anyone looking to build a foundational understanding of art in a historical context, <i>Art History For Dummies</i> is your personal companion that makes fine art even finer! <p>