9780711254534

Artistic Places

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  • ISBN13:

    9780711254534

  • ISBN10:

    0711254532

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2021-03-16
  • Publisher: White Lion Publishing

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Summary

Explore the landscapes and places that inspired great art: find peace in Monet’s lily-filled garden oasis, climb Mount Fuji on a printmaker’s pilgrimage, sail with Gauguin to the South Pacific to stretch your imagination, or contemplate light and the changing seasons on Chelsea Embankment.

Artistic Places is a stunningly hand-illustrated, visionary guide for seekers of beauty, rare tales and cultural riches. Find yourself instantly transported to the places where great artists have sought refuge, found their inspiration and changed the course of art history forever.

Susie Hodge, bestselling author and art historian, presents 25 famous and forgotten artistic destinations around the world, and connects these to the artists they inspired. In keeping with the Inspired Traveller’s Guide series design, each entry is accompanied by specially commissioned illustrations from Amy Grimes which perfectly evoke the wonders that first attracted the masters, while Hodge delves into each location's curious history with insightful stories both in and beyond the canon. So take a leaf out of your favourite artist’s sketchbook and discover the places they loved best.

Artists and locations include:
  • J.A.M Whistler in London, England
  • John Constable in Suffolk, England
  • Barbara Hepworth in St Ives, England
  • Paula Rego in Cascais and Estoril, Portugal
  • Pablo Picasso and Guernica, Spain
  • Salvador Dalí in Catalonia, Spain
  • Claude Monet in Giverny, France
  • Vincent van Gogh in Arles, France
  • Rene Magritte in Brussels, Belgium
  • Paul Klee in Bern, Switzerland
  • Michelangelo in Florence, Italy
  • Canaletto in Venice, Italy
  • Johannes Vermeer in Delft, Netherlands
  • Anni Albers in Dessau, Germany
  • Caspar David Friedrich in the Elbe Sandstone Mountains, Germany
  • Gustav Klimt and Lake Attersee, Austria
  • Edvard Munch in Oslo, Norway
  • Hilma af Klint and Lake Mälaren, Sweden
  • Henri Matisse in Tangier, Morocco
  • Hokusai on Mount Fuji, Japan
  • Paul Gauguin in Papeete and Papeari, Tahiti
  • Jean-Michel Basquiat in New York, USA
  • Grant Wood in Iowa, USA
  • Georgia O’Keeffe in New Mexico, USA
  • Frida Kahlo in Coyoacán, Mexico
Each book in the Inspired Traveller's Guides series offers readers a fascinating, informative and charmingly illustrated guide to must-visit destinations round the globe. Also from this series, explore intriguing: Spiritual Places, Literary Places, Hidden Places and Mystical Places.

Author Biography

Susie Hodge has written over 100 books on art, art history and artistic techniques, including I Know an Artist, Art Quest: Classic Art Counterfeit, What Makes Great Design, Modern Art Mayhem, Why Your Five Year Old Could Not Have Done That, Art in Detail and Modern Art in Detail. In addition, she hosts lectures, talks and practical workshops, and regularly appears on television and radio, as well as in documentaries. She has twice been named the No. 1 art writer by the Independent.

Amy Grimes is an illustrator based in London. Drawing inspiration from nature and the natural world, Amy’s work often features bright and bold illustrated motifs, floral icons and leafy landscapes. As well as working on commissioned illustrations, Amy also sells prints, textiles and stationery under the brand of Hello Grimes.

Discover where great artists have sought refuge, found inspiration and which places changed the course of art history forever.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS:

Introduction 6
London, England, J.A.M Whistler 10
Suffolk, England, John Constable 16
St Ives, England, Barbara Hepworth 20
Cascais and Estoril, Portugal, Paula Rego 26
Guernica, Spain, Pablo Picasso 30
Catalonia, Spain, Salvador Dalí 36
Giverny, France, Claude Monet 42
Arles, France, Vincent van Gogh 48
Brussels, Belgium, Rene Magritte 54
Bern, Switzerland, Paul Klee 58
Florence, Italy, Michelangelo 64
Venice, Italy, Canaletto 70
Delft, Netherlands, Johannes Vermeer 78
Dessau, Germany, Anni Albers 82
Elbe Sandstone Mountains, Germany, Caspar David Friedrich 88
Lake Attersee, Austria, Gustav Klimt 92
Oslo, Norway, Edvard Munch 98
Lake Mälaren, Sweden, Hilma af Klint 102
Tangier, Morocco, Henri Matisse 106
Mount Fuji, Japan, Katsushika Hokusai 112
Papeete and Papeari, Tahiti, Paul Gauguin 118
New York, USA, Jean-Michel Basquiat 124
Iowa, USA, Grant Wood 128
New Mexico, USA, Georgia O’Keeffe 134
Coyoacán, Mexico, Frida Kahlo 140

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