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Art: The Definitive Visual Guide Discover the history of art movements from classical Greek art to the Italian Renaissance, the pre raphaelites, and the masters of impressionism with this bestselling DK visual guideTruly comprehensive in scope, this bestselling book explores masterpieces bythanartists, including Leonardo da Vinci, Picasso, and Van Gogh An invaluable art lover s reference book, it showcases everything from Italian baroque painting and African Art to contemporary art history Each artistic movement is clearly explained, with descriptions of origins and influences, characteristic styles and techniques, and typical subjects A visual timeline of key works gives an overview of the scope of each major movement Bold graphics, overlays, and detailed closeups show you how to read composition and subject matter, and explain the techniques and methods the artists used to create their masterpieces Created in collaboration with Bridgeman, the largest art library in the world, Art The Definitive Visual Guide is a must have for your bookshelfForeword writer Ross KingRoss King is the award winning author of eight books on art and architecture, including works on Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Filippo Brunelleschi, and Claude Monet He has also published two novels and a biography of Niccol Machiavelli He is the coauthor, with Anja Grebe, of Florence The Paintings Frescoes,

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