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Art: Explained: 100 Masterpieces and What They Mean

Why did Michelangelo paint the Sistine Chapel, or Rembrandt obsess over painting his own image? What's the secret behind the Terracotta Army, or Andy Warhol's soup cans? Art: Explained offers straightforward and satisfying answers to 100 of these fascinating questions. If you've ever looked at an art masterpiece in awe, but wondered just what it means, here is your guide.

Flexibound, 216 pages, 2022.

8.5 x 6 in.

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2022 Holiday Gift Guide cover featuring five toy dolls designed by artist Alexander Girard

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