The Impressionists--and the Avant-garde of the Twentieth CenturyBook - 1998
This magnificent volume of full-color reproductions shows world famous artworks and offers a survey of the development of modern painting. It opens with the stark realism of early nineteenth-century documentary art by Francisco Goya, then presents paintings from the late nineteenth-century impressionist revolution. Pages that follow explore the many experimental schools of the present century, including cubism, surrealism, dada, and abstract expressionism. Faithful reproductions of 500 artworks illustrate paintings of 100 different masters, including Monet, Renoir, Degas, Cezanne, Van Gogh, Modigliani, Picasso, Braque, Dali, Mondrian, deKooning, Rothko, Pollack, and many others. Here is a large and handsome book that will delight all art lovers and museum-goers. It makes a magnificent addition to the home library, as well as a great item for holiday gift-giving. Modern Painting is a delight to the eye and an enlightening history of two centuries of European and American art
Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's, c1998.
Edition: Economic ed.
Characteristics: 399 p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm.