Artists: Their Lives and Works

September 11, 2019 - Comment

A stunning exploration of over 80 famous artists and their fascinating lives, from Leonardo da Vinci to Frida Kahlo. Artists: Their Lives and Works tells the inspiring stories behind the world’s most famous masterpieces and their creators, including their influences, development, friendships, loves, and rivalries. Discover the often tumultuous lives of iconic artists including Raphael,

A stunning exploration of over 80 famous artists and their fascinating lives, from Leonardo da Vinci to Frida Kahlo. Artists: Their Lives and Works tells the inspiring stories behind the world’s most famous masterpieces and their creators, including their influences, development, friendships, loves, and rivalries. Discover the often tumultuous lives of iconic artists including Raphael, Hogarth, van Gogh, O’Keeffe, Magritte, Warhol, and Kiefer.Uncover the unconventional tales of the artists’ lives, including Holbein’s matchmaking portraits for Henry VIII, Caravaggio’s thuggish reactions to a badly-cooked artichoke, and the many romantic affairs of Picasso., Lavishly illustrated biographies for every artist reveal these visionaries at work in their studios, as well as the unique techniques, artworks, and personalities that made them into legends. Featuring a foreword by Andrew Graham-Dixon, Artists: Their Lives and Works is the ideal gift for art lovers old and young, and a uniquely fascinating look at the lives of these creators.

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Anonymous says:

Incredibly informative A beautiful book with vivid pictures and concise but informative descriptions of 80 artists. A perfect introduction into the broads and endless topic that is Art.

Anonymous says:

Beautiful book Big book with plenty to enjoy and inspire

Anonymous says:

Very well organised Definitely recommend it. When I ordered it I didn’t expect to be that big and full of pictures , info, quotes, key moments etc. The index is pretty good as well.Really like the way it is organised. Century by century! Love it!

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