The Impressionists (Art in Detail)
Book: The Impressionists (Art in Detail) , by Diana Newall, Diana Newall, ISBN10: 1435103750, ISBN13: 9781435103757, Sterling Publishing, August 2008, Hardcover
Diana Newall completed her doctoral studies at the Courtauld Institute of Art. Previously an authoring consultant for the Open University’s Teach and Learn project, Newall is now a freelance lecturer and writer. She is the author of Appreciating Art, and her current research interests are into the impact of globalization on art
Art in Detail: The Impressionists takes a unique approach to illuminating, in close-up detail, the styles and techniques of the leading figures of the Impressionist movement. Using a series of die-cut windows, this book allows the reader to browse twenty of the most significant masterpieces—including Degas’s The Dancing Class and Renoir’s The Luncheon of the Boating Party—from a variety of angles and viewpoints.
- Each image is first looked at in full with a detailed description and a summary of its place in the genre’s timeline
- Carefully positioned and reversible die-cut windows allow each image to be viewed as a spotlit and magnified detail with text summarizing the characteristic technique, tone, and colors of the artist’s work
- An innovative and irresistible art giftbook that reveals and revitalizes twenty significant paintings of the Impressionists
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