Series: Art history and artists
The story of western painting from Ancient Egypt to modern art told clearly and simply and illustrated with over 160 of the world’s greatest works of art. Published in association with The National Gallery, London, this introduction focuses on key works and artists and themes such as religion, royalty, magic and love. Includes an art history timeline, artists’ biographies, information about conservation and artists’ materials and internet links to see thousands more artworks online.
The original edition of Introduction to Art was awarded the English Association Book Award for best Key Stage 2 non-fiction title.
Visit Usborne Quicklinks for links to websites where you can zoom in on paintings and find out more about famous artists, art styles and movements from ancient Egyptian paintings to Damian Hirst, and landscapes to pop art.