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Christopher Masters



Christopher Masters is a London-based writer and lecturer on art. He contributes to The Guardian newspaper, and is the author of a number of books on art, as well as numerous articles for periodicals and reference works.
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Cassell

A-Z Great Modern Artists

Andy Tuohy, Christopher Masters
Authors:
Andy Tuohy, Christopher Masters

A most striking, design-led reference book, A to Z Great Modern Artists features artist and graphic designer Andy Tuohy's portraits of 52 key modern artists, rendered in each artist's own characteristic style - including Aleksandr Rodchenko in his constructivist poster style, Andy Warhol as a classic repeat print, and Barbara Hepworth illustrated to resemble one of her distinctive bronze and rod sculptures. With expert text by art historian Christopher Masters, each artist's entry includes a summary of the essential things you need to know about the artist; their biographical details, why they're so significant, where you can find their works today, and a surprising fact about them plus reproductions of key works.Whether you're already an art expert, or looking for a helpful cheat to navigating around a gallery, you'll love this stunning and intelligent guide to global artists of the modern age.