A to Z Great Modern Artists

A to Z Great Modern Artists

Book - 2015
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A fun introduction to the world of modern artists, from Albers to Zox, via Basquiat, Kahlo, Warhol and more.

A striking, design-led reference book, A-Z Great Modern Artists features Andy Tuohy's portraits of 52 key modern artists, rendered in each artist's own characteristic style - including Aleksandr Rodchenko in trademark green and red, Andy Warhol as a classic repeated print, and Marc Quinn as a frozen blood head in a box.

With text by art historian Christopher Masters, each artist's entry will also have a summary of the essential things you need to know about the artist; their biographical details, why they're so significant, where you can find their works today, and a surprising fact or two about them as well as reproductions of key works.

Whether you're already an art expert, or looking for a helpful cheat to navigating around a gallery, you'll love this guide to global artists of the modern age.

Andy Tuohy is a graphic designer and worked in advertising for many years before becoming a freelance artist/ designer. He has had design work commissioned by the Tate Modern and Tate Liverpool, Turner Contemporary and Henley Regatta, and has been featured in Design Week amongst other publications.
Publisher: London :, Cassell Illustrated,, 2015
ISBN: 9781844037803
1844037800
Branch Call Number: 709.22 T837at 2015
Characteristics: 224 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Masters, Christopher
Alternative Title: Great modern artists A to Z

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Jul 16, 2019

If you are at all curios about the careers and creative merits of some of the more notable European and American artists (primarily) of the 20th century - Then - This A-to-Z guidebook should certainly spark your artistic interest.

Compiled by British graphic designer, Andy Tuohy (with informative text by art historian, Christopher Masters) - This enjoyable and easily accessible book offers the reader 52 mini-profiles (that include a sample glimpse of each artist's work) which are sure to be a fairly satisfactory education on modern-day art-history for any inquisitive reader.

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