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Organized chronologically and accompanied by beautiful reproductions, 1001 Paintings traverses centuries and genres- Giotto, Jasper Johns, El Greco, da Vinci and Degas- no master is left behind. The artworks featured in the book are the most compelling controversial, important, widely loved and, sometimes, despised paintings that alter the trajectory of painting's evolution as well as make us reconsider its past. Whether for discovery or rediscovery, 1001 Paintings is an accessible and addictive chronicle of the world's most essential painting. -- SFDC News 2007.02 Summer Fall
Sophisticated art lovers will get a kick out of the critics' choices. Amateurs will get savvy guidance in an easy to understand format." -- 04/24 MIAMI HERALD
"A painting or two per page, plus insightful commentary, 1001 Paintings adds up to a rich browsable read or an ambitious vacation guide." -- Jun HOUSE BEAUTIFUL
"comprehensive, yet compact and concise volume" -- May NEW YORK LIVING
"you actually come away from it with an expanded curiosity for that which you don't know"..."a stunning overview" -- 5/21 BLOG ON BOOKS
1001 series review "to-do, until Death" -- Jul NEW YORK POST
my favorite anthology of great paintings has a light brezzy but informed text. don,t let the title put you off this treasure hunt.Published 2 months ago by antony de senna
I have just started to study art and find many of the same paintings in this list of paintings. What is sad is there is no way I will probably even see one tenth of the mentioned... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Christina Packard
Awesome reference guide whether you're looking at a handful of paintings or diving all the way in for the full 1,001!Published on November 15, 2013 by Lucas Wagner
very good benefit/price ratio excellent deal good product.Excellent book just what I expected, so far very happy with my purchase.Published on March 28, 2013 by Homero Murzi