Drawing and Painting Botanicals for Artists offers artists at all skill levels a comprehensive survey of drawing and painting mediums and techniques, along with guidance for creating accurate, detailed, and beautiful botanical artworks.
A pictorial record of the sculptor Barbara Hepworth's life, work and writings over 40 years, from childhood to her marriages to the sculptor John Skeaping and to Ben Nicholson, and from figuration through geometric and organic abstraction to the grandeur of her large-scale, post-war work.
Paul Gauguin created some of the most advanced art in a brilliant generation of artists all of whom struggled against the stifling conformity of the late 19th century's artistic mainstream. He created paintings whose radically simplified lines and colours echoed the unschooled art of the rustic and native cultures he loved.
Paul Cezanne challenged convention and pioneered new possibilities in painting. He was remarkable for his ability to perceive and paint aspects of everyday life in ways that revealed dynamic yet deeply harmonious visions of the world.
Modern art begins with Goya. He was the first to create works of art for their own sake, and he lived in a time of incredible cultural and social dynamism when the old concepts of social hierarchy were being shaken by the new concept of equality for all. This book deals with his life and work.