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How to Read Paintings (Chambers Arts Library)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0550101225, Paperback)
This fascinating book, which will help readers to get more from visits to galleries, examines the processes involved in the creation of a painting, including composition, choice of subject matter, and use of color.
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Providing an insight into the creative and technical processes involved in creating a work of art, the author uses some of the most famous paintings of all time to show how composition, subject matter, use of colour, the human figure and different artistic styles all contribute to the message of the painting.
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