The Italian Teacher

Rome, 1955 n nThe artists are gathering together for a photograph In one of Rome s historic villas, a party is bright with near genius, shaded by the socialite patrons of their art Bear Bavinsky, creator of vast, masculine, meaty canvases, is their god Larger than life, muscular in both figure and

The Muralist

From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Art Forger comes a thrilling new novel of art, history, love, and politics that traces the life and mysterious disappearance of a brilliant young artist on the eve of World War II Aliz e Benoit, an American painter working for the Works Progress

The Story of Art

This text is the 16th revised and updated edition of this introduction to art, from the earliest cave paintings to experimental art Eight new artists from the modern period have been introduced They are Corot, Kollwitz, Nolde, de Chirico, Brancussi, Magritte, Nicolson and Morandi A sequence of n

Ways of Seeing

John Berger s Classic Text on ArtJohn Berger s Ways of Seeing is one of the most stimulating and the most influential books on art in any language First published in 1972, it was based on the BBC television series about which the London Sunday Times critic commented This is an eye opener in mor

Art Through the Ages

The market leading text for the art history survey course, GARDNER S ART THROUGH THE AGES has served as a comprehensive and thoughtfully crafted guide to the defining phases of the world s artistic tradition With this book in hand, thousands of students have watched the story of art unfold in its f