The Art Puzzle Book

The Art Puzzle Book
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Format: Paperback / softback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9780711248168
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THINK YOU KNOW BOSCH FROM BOTTICELLI? MONDRIAN FROM MIRO? THINK AGAIN...

Turn art history on its head by testing your brainpower and perception on some the world's most iconic paintings. Journey from ancient Egypt to 1980s New York solving riddles, discovering hidden secrets and challenging your general knowledge. 

Esteemed art historian Susie Hodge and leading brain trainer Dr Gareth Moore introduce you to 36 iconic pieces of art – including Botticelli's Primavera, Van Gogh's The Starry Night and Picasso's Guernica. For each painting, they reveal fascinating facts about the work and artist (and give clues on what to look for), before challenging you to decipher the art for yourself through carefully crafted questions. Look at art in new ways as you:
 
  • Decode the hieroglyphs from the Book of the Dead
  • Find new symbols in The Arnolfini Portrait
  • Solve riddles based on The Garden of Earthly Delights
  • Navigate M.C. Escher's gravity-defying staircases
  • Reassemble the Mondrian
With over 300 questionsThe Art Puzzle Book is designed to entertain and perplex, whether you're an art novice or an art connoisseur. 

Featuring artworks by Botticelli, Hieronymus Bosch, Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Artemisia Gentileschi, Diego Velazquez, Johannes Vermeer, Francisco de Goya, Hiroshige, Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Sonia Delaunay, Joan Miro, Piet Mondrian, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Frida Kahlo, M.C. Escher, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and more. 
 

The author

Susie Hodge MA FRSA is the bestselling author of Why Your Five Year Old Could Not Have Done That, The Short Story of Art and How to Survive Modern Art. She has written over 100 books on art, art history, history and artistic techniques. In addition, she hosts lectures, talks and practical workshops, and regularly appears on television and radio talks and documentaries on everything to do with art.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9780711248168
Illustrations: 50 color illustrations
Size: 6.457 in x 8.819 in / 164 mm x 224 mm
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