The Short Story of Modern Art

The Short Story of Modern Art is a new and innovative introduction to the subject of modern art. Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key works from the first examples of modernism to contemporary art. 

Accessible, concise and richly illustrated, the book explains how and why modern art developed, who introduced innovations, what they were and where and when they took place. It features many iconic images through the history of modern art and reveals the different techniques used to make them. Demystifying technical jargon, the book gives readers a thorough understanding and broad enjoyment of modern art from the late nineteenth century up to the present day.   

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