Understanding Paintings: Themes in Art Explored and

Understanding Paintings: Themes in Art Explored and

Understanding Paintings: Themes in Art Explored and Explained [Reading] ➶ Understanding Paintings: Themes in Art Explored and Explained Author Hollis Clayson – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk The first and only book to discuss the entire history of painting by genre, rather than by chronology, this fresh approach gives readers a new and enlightened way to view and understand the language o The first and only book to discuss the Themes in MOBI í entire history of painting by genre, rather than by chronology, this fresh approach gives readers a new and enlightened way to view and understand the language of art through the ages.


10 thoughts on “Understanding Paintings: Themes in Art Explored and Explained

  1. Quiver Quiver says:

    The book is mostly structured around art genres e.g portraits, landscapes, etc , as opposed to art movements or chronological happenings As such it gives an unusual, in incomplete overview of paintings It s a hefty book, useful for browsing and for reading Definitely an introduction to paintings, but an interesting and fun one.


  2. Laura Irrgang Laura Irrgang says:

    This is without a doubt my favorite book on art history The things that appeals to me about is how the paintings are arranged by genre, rather than chronological date It really helped me understand themes, painting references to previous artists, and paintings as a group I used to check it out of the library so many times it got ridiculous and I finally bought it.


  3. Cat. Cat. says:

    Lots of beautiful reproductions of paintings of all kinds Not exactly what I was expecting, but interesting as far as it goes I didn t finish it, though had been hoping to find somethingalong the lines of explanation of symbology, i.e this means that.


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10 thoughts on “Understanding Paintings: Themes in Art Explored and Explained

  1. Quiver Quiver says:

    The book is mostly structured around art genres e.g portraits, landscapes, etc , as opposed to art movements or chronological happenings As such it gives an unusual, in incomplete overview of paintings It s a hefty book, useful for browsing and for reading Definitely an introduction to paintings, but an interesting and fun one.

  2. Laura Irrgang Laura Irrgang says:

    This is without a doubt my favorite book on art history The things that appeals to me about is how the paintings are arranged by genre, rather than chronological date It really helped me understand themes, painting references to previous artists, and paintings as a group I used to check it out of the library so many times it got ridiculous and I finally bought it.

  3. Cat. Cat. says:

    Lots of beautiful reproductions of paintings of all kinds Not exactly what I was expecting, but interesting as far as it goes I didn t finish it, though had been hoping to find somethingalong the lines of explanation of symbology, i.e this means that.

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