A straightforward guide to understanding great artworks
Why did Michelangelo paint the Sistine Chapel, or Rembrandt obsess over painting his own image? What´s the secret behind the Terracotta Army, or Andy Warhol´s soup cans? Art: Explained offers straightforward and satisfying answers to 100 of these fascinating questions. If you´ve ever looked at an art masterpiece in awe, but wondered just what it means, here is your guide.