The Short Story of Modern Art is a must-read introduction to modern art from the best-selling author Susie Hodge.
This fascinating pocket guide to art explains the how, why and when of modern art - who introduced certain techniques or genres, and why these matter.
Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key works - from the realist painting of Courbet to a contemporary installation by Yayoi Kusama - and then links them to the most important movements, themes and techniques. Accessible, concise and richly illustrated, the book reveals the connections between different periods, artists and styles, giving readers a thorough understanding and broad enjoyment of modern art.
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