by Will Gompertz - £10.99 Penguin Books Ltd (2016)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780241965993 | ISBN 10: 0241965993
Move over Gombrich - there's a new art book in town!
For sceptics, art lovers, and the millions of us who visit art galleries every year - and are confused - What Are You Looking At? by BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz is a wonderfully lively, accessible and enlightening history of Modern Art, from Impressionism to the present day.
"Will Gompertz is the best teacher you never had"What is modern art? Why do we either love it or loathe it? And why is it worth so much damn money? Join Will Gompertz on a dazzling tour that will change the way you look at modern art forever. From Monet's water lilies to Van Gogh's sunflowers, from Warhol's soup cans to Hirst's pickled shark, hear the stories behind the masterpieces, meet the artists as they really were, and discover the real point of modern art.
(Price & availability last checked: April 2016)