50 Sculptures You Should Know
Here, fifty of history's most important sculptures from the ancient and classical worlds through the Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic and Modern periods are reproduced in gorgeous colour, including the best of Michelangelo, Bernini, Rodin, Duchamp, Giacometti, Calder, Moore, Beuys, de Saint Phalle, Serra and Bourgeois. Each piece is given a brief overview establishing its place in the artistic pantheon as well as in its artist's oeuvre. An appendix offers biographies of the artists. The result is a veritable seminar on the greatest sculptures, creating a fun and practical art history lesson that everyone can enjoy.