This two volume set presents the life stories of 62 scullptors, painters, architects, photographers, illustrators, and designers whose works and ideas have changed the face of art. Concentrating on North American and European artists from the Renaissance to the modern day, this set provides a view of the artists' world -- their personal experiences and motivations and the social and artistic climates that informed their works -- and the impact of their art on society and on future generations of artists.
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Romare Bearden 19121988
Pieter Bruegel c 15251569
Henri CartierBresson 1908
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