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Introduction to modern art

Art history and artists
Introduction to modern art

  • Explains the development of modern art in a simple, straightforward way, with over 100 photographs of major art works.
  • Covers all the key movements in modern art, from the avant-garde of the 19th century to the sometimes perplexing contemporary art of the 21st century.
  • Includes a time line of art movements, short biographies of major artists and a glossary of art terms.
  • Written in consultation with art expert and broadcaster, Tim Marlow.
  • Includes internet links to recommended websites with online galleries, virtual tours and art games and activities.


$17.95 Available


Age: 9+

Price: $17.95
ISBN: 9781409570424
96 pages
276 x 216mm

Author/Editor: Rosie Dickins

Press Reviews

The book is sumptuously illustrated and examines some of the most famous works, the processes involved in producing them, and the astonishing artists who truly broke the mould with their paintings, sculptures and installations. One we've gone back to again and again!
Read It Daddy
If your budding young artists have ever asked what modern art is all about, this brilliant, illustrated book will answer all their questions.
Lancashire Evening Post
Explains the development of modern art in a simple, straightforward way, with over 100 illustrations of major art works.
An excellent book for all ages; for anyone who has a general interest in modern art and who wants an approachable and not too technical introduction to the subject.


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