World of Art Series
Thames & Hudson's famous World of Art series.
'Excellent and enduring ... has maintained its appeal over the years to teachers,
undergraduates and informed laymen alike' – The Art Newspaper
From Fauvism to Postmodernism
A useful and mercifully jargon-free introduction to a very complex subject – Richard Cork
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Fulfils a unique role by presenting us with so thorough a discourse and so rewarding a view of this most neglected but most important aspect of our culture – The Irish Press
By far the best introduction to the subject – Alan Bowness
From sketchy to finished, from minutely detailed to expressionist, Constable's paintings, watercolours and drawings are discussed against the background of a complex period in British history.
A pleasure to look at and a pleasure to read – The Guardian
The works are centre-stage, and yet this is a book whose great achievement is to bring out the importance of the Cubists in a history far bigger than the history of art. – Christopher Green Courtauld Institute of Art
One of the best documents on this extraordinary movement – The Sunday Times
De Stijl (‘The Style’) was the name given to the work of the architects, designers and artists associated with the magazine of the same name edited by Theo van Doesburg and founded in Holland in 1917.
Provides a global view of design in the post-World War II era – Booklist
Well-researched, concisely written…will be plundered by grateful design students throughout the country – Crafts
Excellent value … a useful pocket-book for instant reference – Art Line
A richly illustrated paperback that provides useful information on a wide range of art and design history, theory and practice … Scholarly yet accessible, and should prove invaluable to teachers and students alike – The Times Educational Supplement
A valuable reference work – The Connoisseur
Impressive … readable … capacious captions accompany many illustrations – Publishers Weekly