This book profiles 50 major artists alongside with their representative works and brief biographies. There is information in this book that helps you locate the artist’s work online and in museums. Arranged chronologically, the selection of artists includes every major artistic movement and development since the Gothic period, giving you a clear understanding of the evolution of the visual arts.
I studied art in college, but this book just refreshes what you loved about majoring in art. 50 Artists You Should Know (50 You Should Know)is perfect for casual reading, but also a great tool at comparing your works against the masters of our time.