An opinionated guide to British art

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What’s so great about a Hogarth? Why should we care about a shark in a tank? What does it matter that they are both British artworks? This uncompromisingly pithy book will tell you everything you need to know, and nothing that you don’t, about 60 of the very best, most interesting, provocative and iconic British artworks from the dawn of history to the present day. Witty opinion is set alongside faithful colour reproductions in an elegant hardback that will persuade anyone of why British Art is so relevant.

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What’s so great about a Hogarth? Why should we care about a shark in a tank? What does it matter that they are both British artworks? This short but very opinionated guide takes you on a whirlwind tour of 65 iconic artworks, and explains in no uncertain terms why they matter and why British Art is amongst the most exciting in the world. Lucy Davies shares the stories and meaning behind these wonderful works of art with wit and wisdom. This book features faithful colour reproductions in an elegant hardback. The first book in a new series of Opinionated Guides on art movements, mediums and ideas which builds on the success of Hoxton Mini Press Opinionated Guides to London.

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Weight 314 g
Dimensions 18.7 × 13.5 × 1.7 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

144

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

709.41 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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