100 Great Artists
A Visual Journey From Fra Angelico to Andy WarholBook - 2006
This beautiful volume showcases, in full color, the works of one hundred of the world's greatest painters, from Giotto in the thirteenth century to Hockney in the twenty-first Arranged alphabetically for easy reference, each artist occupies a double-page spread that contains a selection of pictures, accessible text, and a biographical timeline. Set in their historical and cultural contexts, the characters, techniques, and fortunes of these one hundred masters are revealed. General readers, art students, and practitioners alike will pick up this book again and again, to check facts, browse among the pictures, and explore how great artists like Brueghel, Goya, Constable, and Picasso first captured our admiration, and why they remain influential.