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Pay it forward! Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. The only downside is it’s very thick and heavy, so needs to be read at a desk. See the complete Taschen Basic Art series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Something went wrong. Please try again. Sorry, there was a problem saving your cookie preferences. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 12, 2020. The lives and oeuvres of Impressionist pillars Cézanne, Degas, Gauguin, Manet, Monet, Renoir, Rousseau, Seurat, Toulouse-Lautrec, and van Gogh are each explored in-depth in TASCHEN’s Basic Art series. Andy Warhol is hailed as the most important proponent of the Pop Art movement. Ordered it again, if it'll come damaged I'll give up and request a refund. At a time w… One of the most famous of twentieth century painters, Jackson Pollock first came to public notice at the age of 30. Reproductions of the art predominate over the text.

Taschen’s Basic Art series features a great artist, covering his or her cultural and historical importance with a concise biography and accompanying illustrations. Each title contains an extensive text on the artist’s life and work, a detailed biography, and some 100 high-quality color illustrations with explanatory captions.

Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. With blockbuster exhibitions, record-breaking auction prices, and packed museums, Impressionism remains close contender for the world’s favorite period of painting. Unable to add item to List. Born back in 1985, the Basic Art Series has evolved into the best-selling art book collection ever published. What we take for granted today―the relativity of perception depending on the viewer, lighting mood, or location to the object―was then the inspiration for some of the finest paintings in art history. It all began in 1985 when the very first original TASCHEN publication and inaugural Basic Art title, Picasso, was released. Since 2002 he has been working as an author and contemporary art exhibition curator in Berlin, Kaiserslautern, Krefeld and Ludwigsburg, Germany. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.