Whether standing before a Japanese wood engraving or Picasso’s Guernica, this book will help readers refine their sight and give them more confidence when analyzing art. This essential guide has a glossary of key terms—that spans artistic movements and technical terminology—and a valuable list of recommended readings. Those that enjoy art and want to deepen their understanding will find in this book a perfect companion.
About the Author
Susan Woodford received her bachelor’s from Harvard University and her doctorate from Columbia University. She is a professor of art history and gives lectures at the British Museum. She has written academic articles and other books. In 2003, she won the Critics Prize.