Best Books On Dutch Masters

Do you want to know everything there is to know about Dutch Master painters? From the best book sources? We spent several hours researching books about the Dutch Masters. What we have here is a list of recommended books about dutch painters like Rembrandt. With the mission to find the top-recommended books about Dutch painters. We reviewed more than 27 books on the topic of Dutch Masters from multiple sources.

The result is a list of 25 amazingly beautiful books about Dutch Masters, Dutch painters in general, and one of the most interesting periods in art history. The best book is The Embarrassment Of Riches” with a 75% recommendation rate – meaning that 75% of the sources we reviewed recommended this book for info about Dutch Master painters.

#1 The Embarrassment Of Riches: An Interpretation Of Dutch Culture In The Golden Age

recommended by 75%

#2 Vermeer

recommended by 50%

#3 Rembrandt’s Enterprise: The Studio And The Market

recommended by 50%

#4 Art Of The Everyday: Dutch Painting And The Realist Novel

recommended by 50%

#5 Still Life With Oysters And Lemon: On Objects And Intimacy

recommended by 50%

#6 Enchanting The Eye: Dutch Paintings Of The Golden Age

recommended by 25%

#7 Willem Drost: A Rembrandt Pupil In Amsterdam And Venice

recommended by 25%

#8 Portraits Of The Mauritshuis 1430–1790

recommended by 25%

#9 Art At Auction In 17th-century Amsterdam

recommended by 25%

#10 An Entrance For The Eyes: Space And Meaning In Seventeenth-century Dutch Art

recommended by 25%

#11 Pride And Joy: Children’s Portraits In The Netherlands, 1500–1700

recommended by 25%

#12 Nature And Art: Dutch Garden And Landscape Architecture 1650–1740

recommended by 25%

#13 The Golden Age Of Dutch Art: Painting, Sculpture, Decorative Art

recommended by 25%

#14 A Moral Compass: Seventeenth And Eighteenth Century Painting In The Netherlands

recommended by 25%

#15 Masters Of Light: Dutch Painters In Utrecht During The Golden Age

recommended by 25%

#16 Praise Of Ships And The Sea: The Dutch Marine Painters Of The 17th Century

recommended by 25%

#17 Delft Masters, Vermeer’s Contemporaries: Illusionism Through The Conquest Of Light And Space

recommended by 25%

#18 Dutch Paintings Of The Seventeenth Century (the Collections Of The National Gallery Of Art Systematic Catalogs)

recommended by 25%

#19 Dutch Painting In The Seventeenth Century 2nd Edition

recommended by 25%

#20 Seventeenth-century Dutch And Flemish Painting: The Thyssen Bornemisza Collection

recommended by 25%

#21 Mirror Of Empire: Dutch Marine Art Of The Seventeenth Century

recommended by 25%

#22 Dutch Painting (world Of Art)

recommended by 25%

#23 The Art Of Describing: Dutch Art In The Seventeenth Century

recommended by 25%

#24 Kenwood: Catalogue Of Paintings In The Iveagh Bequest

recommended by 25%

#25 Dutch Society In The Age Of Vermeer

recommended by 25%

Best Books On The Art Market

We found the best books about the art market. If you want to start the right way in a difficult market – you need to start reading the right things. We can help you. We spent several hours researching the most recommended books about the art market. The top books that everyone seems to recommend.

We reviewed 93 art market books. All recommended by expert sources. We narrowed down the list to the most recommended books. Here you go the 13 best books on the art market in priority order:

#1 Art/work: Everything You Need To Know (and Do) As You Pursue Your Art Career

recommended by 17%

#2 Seven Days In The Art World

recommended by 11%

#3 Selling Contemporary Art: How To Navigate The Evolving Market

recommended by 11%

#4 Show Your Work!: 10 Ways To Share Your Creativity And Get Discovered

recommended by 11%

#5 Guerrilla Marketing For Artists

recommended by 11%

#6 “starving” To Successful

recommended by 11%

#7 How To Survive And Prosper As An Artist

recommended by 11%

#8 Art, Inc.: The Essential Guide For Building Your Career As An Artist

recommended by 11%

#9 The Business Of Being An Artist

recommended by 11%

#10 Collecting Art For Love, Money And More (2013)

recommended by 11%

#11 A Poor Collector’s Guide To Buying Great Art (2015)

recommended by 11%

#12 Art Collecting Today: Market Insights For Everyone Passionate About Art (2017)

recommended by 11%

#13 The Value Of Art: Money, Power, Beauty (2014)

recommended by %

The 195 most recommended coffee table books

We spent several hours researching coffee table books. With the mission to find the best and most beautiful coffee table books of all time. Reviewing more than 11 sources on the topic. Vanity Fair, Architectural Digest, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Reddit, Rolling Stone with more. In total reviewing 195 coffee table books to make the ultimate coffee table book list. The result is a list of 195 coffee table books. Prioritized by the most recommended. Here you go: The best coffee table books in 2020:

#1 Beaches

recommended by 18%

#2 1000 Record Covers

recommended by 14%

#3 The New Black Vanguard: Photography Between Art And Fashion

recommended by 14%

#4. Ibiza Bohemia

recommended by 14%

#5 Rihanna

recommended by 14%

# 6 Escape

recommended by 9%

# 7 Houseplants And Hot Sauce: A Seek-and-find Book For Grown-ups

recommended by 9%

#8 Waves: Pro Surfers And Their World

recommended by 9%

#9 Resident Dog: Incredible Homes And The Dogs That Live There

recommended by 9%

#10 Capri Dolce Vita

recommended by 9%

#11 The Obama Portraits

recommended by 9%

#12 Contact High: A Visual History Of Hip-hop

recommended by 9%

#13 1,000 Places To See Before You Die: The World As You’ve Never Seen It Before

recommended by 9%

#14 Living With Pattern: Color, Texture, And Print At Home

recommended by 9%

#15 The Finer Things: Timeless Furniture, Textiles, And Details

recommended by 9%

#36 Pantone: The 20th Century In Color

recommended by 9%

#17 Grace, The American Vogue Years

recommended by 5%

#18 Dior: The Art Of Color

recommended by 5%

#19 Barneys New York

recommended by 5%

#20 Stoppers, Photographs From My Life At Vogue

recommended by 5%

#21 Wanderlust: Interiors That Bring The World Home

recommended by 5%

#22 The Coveteur: Private Spaces, Personal Style

recommended by 5%

#23 Domus: A Journey Into Italy’s Most Creative Interiors

recommended by 5%

#24 Around That Time: Horst At Home In Vogue

recommended by 5%

#25 New York: Behind Closed Doors

recommended by 5%

#26 100 Interiors Around The World

recommended by 5%

#27 Black And White (and A Bit In Between): Timeless Interiors, Dramatic Accents, And Stylish Collections

recommended by 5%

#28 Designed

recommended by 5%

#29 Joseph Dirand: Interior

recommended by 5%

#30 American Fashion Designers At Home

recommended by 5%

#31 The City Beautiful

recommended by 5%

#32 Frank Lloyd Wright: The Houses

recommended by 5%

#33 Donald: The Book

recommended by 5%

#34 David Hicks Scrapbooks

recommended by 5%

#35 John Derian Picture Book

recommended by 5%

#36 Stay With Me: The Most Creative Hotel Brands In The World

recommended by 5%

#37 Food In Vogue

recommended by 5%

#38 Maddie Lounging On Things

recommended by 5%

#39 Cabins

recommended by 5%

#40 The Nomad Cocktail Book

recommended by 5%

#41 Cabin Porn: Inspiration For Your Quiet Place Somewhere

recommended by 5%

#42 Art Of Atari

recommended by 5%

#43 About Time: Celebrating Men’s Watches

recommended by 5%

#44 Overview: A New Perspective Of Earth

recommended by 5%

#45 The Ride Book

recommended by 5%

#46 Hit The Road: Vans, Nomads And Roadside Adventures

recommended by 5%

#47 Custom Bike Life: Passion, Stories & Adventures

recommended by 5%

#48 Off The Road

recommended by 5%

#49 Tree Houses: Fairy Tale Castles In The Air

recommended by 5%

#50 Virgil Abloh: Figures Of Speech

recommended by 5%

#51 Food & Drink Infographics: A Visual Guide To Culinary Pleasures

recommended by 5%

#52 The Carhartt Wip Archives

recommended by 5%

#53 Porsche Milestones

recommended by 5%

#54 The Watch Book

recommended by 5%

#55 Hi-fi: The History Of High-end Audio Design

recommended by 5%

#56 Full Bleed: New York City Skateboard Photography

recommended by 5%

#57 Big Book Of Land Rover

recommended by 5%

#58 Marc Newson: Works

recommended by 5%

#59 75 Years Of Marvel: From The Golden Age To The Silver Screen

recommended by 5%

#60 Axel Vervoordt: Portraits Of Interiors

recommended by 5%

#61 Fake Love Letters, Forged Telegrams, And Prison Escape Maps: Designing Graphic Props For Filmmaking

recommended by 5%

#62 The Incomplete: Highsnobiety Guide To Street Fashion And Culture

recommended by 5%

#63 Moving To Mars: Design For The Red Planet

recommended by 5%

#64 A Booklover’s Guide To New York

recommended by 5%

#65 American Boys

recommended by 5%

#66 The World Of Apartamento

recommended by 5%

#67 Mark Seliger Photographs

recommended by 5%

#68 Ali

recommended by 5%

#69 Bong Appétit

recommended by 5%

#70 Skateart: From The Object To The Artwork

recommended by 5%

#71 Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings

recommended by 5%

#72 Space Atlas, Second Edition: Mapping The Universe And Beyond

recommended by 5%

#73 Room For Dessert

recommended by 5%

#74 All-american Ads Of The 90s

recommended by 5%

#75 Cars & Curves: A Tribute To 70 Years Of Porsche

recommended by 5%

#76 The Street Philosophy Of Garry Winogrand

recommended by 5%

#77 Subscribe To Esquire Magazine

recommended by 5%

#78 Tom Ford

recommended by 5%

#79 Dior Catwalk: The Complete Collections

recommended by 5%

#80 Mad About The House

recommended by 5%

#81 Mert Alas And Marcus Piggott (taschen Collectors Edition)

recommended by 5%

#82 Selfish Updated And Expanded

recommended by 5%

#83 The White Company, For The Love Of White: The White & Neutral Home

recommended by 5%

#84 Chanel: Collections And Creations

recommended by 5%

#85 100 Contemporary Houses: Bu


recommended by 5%

#86 The Fashion Book

recommended by 5%

#87 Alexander Mcqueen

recommended by 5%

#88 Slim Aarons: Women

recommended by 5%

#89 Prettycitylondon: Discovering London’s Beautiful Places

recommended by 5%

#90 Women: The National Geographic Image Collection

recommended by 5%

#91 Vogue And The Metropolitan Museum Of Art Costume Institute: Updated Edition

recommended by 5%

#92 Delicious Places: New Food Culture, Restaurants And Interiors

recommended by 5%

#93 Elements Of Family Style: Elegant Spaces For Everyday Life

recommended by 5%

#94 Interiors (orange Edition): The Greatest Rooms Of The Century

recommended by 5%

#95 If I Could Tell You Just One Thing

recommended by 5%

#96 Eat Drink Nap: Bringing The House Home

recommended by 5%

#97 Bedtime: Inspirational Beds, Bedrooms & Boudoirs

recommended by 5%

#98 Ralph Lauren: In His Own Fashion

recommended by 5%

#99 Nyt. 36 Hours. World. 150 Cities From Abu Dhabi To Zurich

recommended by 5%

#100 Prabal Gurung

recommended by 5%

#101 Startup London

recommended by 5%

#102 Tim Walker: Wonderful Things

recommended by 5%

#103 Bill Cunningham: On The Street: Five Decades Of Iconic Photography

recommended by 5%

#104 Bibliostyle: How We Live At Home With Books

recommended by 5%

#105 Where To Go When

recommended by 5%

#106 Great Women Artists

recommended by 5%

#107 Federico Fellini: The Book Of Dreams

recommended by 5%

#108 Fake Love Letters, Forged Telegrams, And Prison Escape Maps

recommended by 5%

#109 Rooms Of Their Own

recommended by 5%

#110 Andy Warhol, Seven Illustrated Books 1952-1959

recommended by 5%

#111 Camp Notes On Fashion

recommended by 5%

#112 New York In Stride: An Insider’s Walking Guide

recommended by 5%

#113 Schumann’s Whiskey Lexicon

recommended by 5%

#114 On Flowers: Lessons From An Accidental Florist

recommended by 5%

#115 Living With Nature: Decorating With The Rhythms Of The Seasons

recommended by 5%

#116 Eden Revisited: A Garden In Northern Morocco

recommended by 5%

#117 The Style Of Movement: Fashion And Dance

recommended by 5%

#118 World Architecture Masterworks

recommended by 5%

#119 Interior Design Master Class: 100 Lessons From America’s Finest Designers On The Art Of Decoration

recommended by 5%

#120 Mykonos Muse

recommended by 5%

#121 More Is More: Memphis, Maximalism, And New Wave Design

recommended by 5%

#122 Love Affairs With Houses

recommended by 5%

#123 Summer To Summer

recommended by 5%

#124 Island Hopping: Amanda Lindroth Design

recommended by 5%

#125 Maximalism By Sig Bergamin

recommended by 5%

#126 The Big Book Of Chic

recommended by 5%

#127 The International Best Dressed List: The Official Story

recommended by 5%

#128 Modern Mix: Curating Personal Style With Chic & Accessible Finds

recommended by 5%

#129 Gray Malin: Italy

recommended by 5%

#130 Inspired Design: The 100 Most Important Designers Of The Past 100 Years

recommended by 5%

#131 The Perfect Kitchen

recommended by 5%

#132 Vern Yip’s Design Wise: Your Smart Guide To A Beautiful Home

recommended by 5%

#133 Mr. Ken Fulk’s Magical World

recommended by 5%

#134 Walls Of Change: The Story Of The Wynwood Walls

recommended by 5%

#135 Veranda Decorating

recommended by 5%

#136 Near & Far: Interiors I Love

recommended by 5%

#137 Fictitious Dishes: An Album Of Literature’s Most Memorable Meals

recommended by 5%

#138 Robert Stilin: Interiors

recommended by 5%

#139 Vogue: The Covers

recommended by 5%

#140 Literally Me

recommended by 5%

#141 Kintsugi Wellness

recommended by 5%

#142 Champagne

recommended by 5%

#143 Camp: Notes On Fashion

recommended by 5%

#144 Accidentally Wes Anderson

recommended by 5%

#145 Art After Stonewall

recommended by 5%

#146 Humans Of New York

recommended by 5%

#147 Words To Live

recommended by 5%

#148 The Dogist

recommended by 5%

#149 Queer X Design

recommended by 5%

#150 Jean-michel Basquiat

recommended by 5%

#151 Tokyo Street Style

recommended by 5%

#152 The Rise Of David Bowie, 1972-1973

recommended by 5%

#153 Rock-and-roll Woman

recommended by 5%

#154 Jazzlife

recommended by 5%

#155 Aretha: The Queen Of Soul

recommended by 5%

#156 Jim Marshall: Show Me The Picture

recommended by 5%

#157 Cbgb & Omfug: Thirty Years From The Home Of Underground Rock

recommended by 5%

#158 Country Music: An Illustrated History

recommended by 5%

#159 E. Mcknight Kauffer: The Artist In Advertising

recommended by 5%

#160 Alex Katz

recommended by 5%

#161 Yayoi Kusama: Every Day I Pray For Love

recommended by 5%

#162 Noah Davis

recommended by 5%

#163 Young, Gifted And Black: A New Generation Of Artists: The Lumpkin-boccuzzi Family Collection Of Contemporary Art

recommended by 5%

#164 Kara Walker: A Black Hole Is Everything A Star Longs To Be

recommended by 5%

#165 Ming Smith: An Aperture Monograph

recommended by 5%

#166 Gregory Halpern: Let The Sun Beheaded Be

recommended by 5%

#167 Daniel Gordon: Houseplants

recommended by 5%

#168 National Anthem: America’s Queer Rodeo

recommended by 5%

#169 The Book Of Everything

recommended by 5%

#170 Kate

recommended by 5%

#171 Chanel: The Impossible Collection

recommended by 5%

#172 Palm Beach

recommended by 5%

#173 Annie Leibovitz At Work

recommended by 5%

#174 On The Street: Five Decades Of Iconic Photography

recommended by 5%

#175 Cinema On Paper

recommended by 5%

#176 Photos That Changed The World

recommended by 5%

#177 Best In Travel 2020 By Lonely Planet

recommended by 5%

#178 Cereal City Guide: Paris

recommended by 5%

#179 Eat, Drink, Nap: Bringing The House Home

recommended by 5%

#180 Great Women Artists (hardback)

recommended by 5%

#181 101 Weekends In Europe

recommended by 5%

#182 Monochrome Home – Elegant Interiors In Black And White

recommended by 5%

#183 Atlas Of Vanishing Places: The Lost Worlds As They Were And As They Are Today – Unexpected Atlases (hardback)

recommended by 5%

#184 If I Could Tell You Just One Thing… Encounters With Remarkable People And Their Most Valuable Advice

recommended by 5%

#185 Lonely Planet Dark Skies Book

recommended by 5%

#186 The Sun And Her Flowers Gift Edition By Rupi Kaur

recommended by 5%

#187 The Bucket List: Places To Find Peace And Quiet By Victoria Ward

recommended by 5%

#188 Live Green Sustainable Year Book

recommended by 5%

#189 Pockets Of Pretty: An Instagrammer’s Edinburgh Book

recommended by 5%

#190 Look On The Bright Side By Sophie Golding

recommended by 5%

#191 Architectural Digest At 100: A Century Of Style

recommended by 5%

#192 Louis Vuitton: The Birth Of Modern Luxury

recommended by 5%

#194 Made For Living

recommended by 5%

#195 Vanity Fair 100 Years: From The Jazz Age To Our Age

recommended by 5%

Best 12 books on Abraham Lincoln

We have found the 12 best books written about Abraham Lincoln. We spent several hours researching all the books ever written about Abraham Lincoln. Then, we decided to see what books were being repeated by the experts. To see, if there was a clear pattern on the top Abraham Lincoln book. There was btw. One book is being recommended by all the expert sources.

We found more than 96 books about Abraham Lincoln and found the 12 books that kept popping up. The following 12 books on Abraham Lincoln – is considered the best books on Lincoln, because we can see they are recommended more than the others. There is a clear winner by the way. It rarely happens. But one book on Abraham Lincoln was recommended ALL the time. It is called Team of Rivals – The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln.

#1 Team Of Rivals: The Political Genius Of Abraham Lincoln

100% mentioned rate

#2 Abraham Lincoln

88% mentioned rate

#3 Lincoln

63% mentioned rate

#4 Lincoln At Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America

38% mentioned rate

#5 We Are Lincoln Men: Abraham Lincoln And His Friends

38% mentioned rate

#6 A. Lincoln: A Biography

25% mentioned rate

#7 The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln And American Slavery

25% mentioned rate

#8 Abraham Lincoln: A Biography

25% mentioned rate

#9 The Lincolns: Portrait Of A Marriage

25% mentioned rate

#10 Lincoln: A Photobiography

25% mentioned rate

#11 Tried By War: Abraham Lincoln As Commander In Chief

25% mentioned rate

#12 Abraham Lincoln’s World, Expanded Edition

25% mentioned rate

Best books on creative writing

We spent several hours researching the topic of creative writing. Going through the best resources we could find on the topic “best books on creative writing”. Aggregating in total almost 300 books that were mentioned as “the best book for creative writing” – from the top sources in writing. To help you get a sense of all this information we have developed a comprehensive list that describes what books are frequently mentioned. We believe it is a good indicator to find the best book on creative writing.

#1 On Writing

  recommended by 42%

#2 Zen in the Art of Writing

  recommended by 29%

#3 Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life 1st Edition

  recommended by 29%

#4 On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction

  recommended by 29%

#5 The Elements Of Style

  recommended by 29%

#6 The Writing Life

  recommended by 25%

#7 The Forest For The Trees

  recommended by 17%

#8 Plot & Structure

  recommended by 17%

#9 Writing Down The Bones

  recommended by 17%

#10 The War Of Art

  recommended by 17%

3 best books on Pâté, Confit, Foie Gras, Charcuterie and Rillette making

Do you want to start making your own Pâté, Confit, charcuteri or Rillette. These books will help you get started.

Top 50 Most Delicious Pâté Recipes

Easy to follow recipes on 50 pates. There are so many wonderful ways to combine herbs, fruits, nuts, wine and spices in pate.

If you are into learning about making Pâté – this is a great starter for you the 50 recipes will keep you occupied for a long time.

Easy Pâté Cookbook: 50 Delicious Pâté Recipes

A very very easy book for you to start the adventure. Reviews are focusing on the simplicity of the dish and a lot of vegetarian Pâté focus in this book as well. Some of the recipes in this book:
Portobello Pâté
rish Pâté
No Meat Pâté
Cream Cheese Pecan Pâté
Walnut and Cashew Pâté

Pâté, Confit, Rillette: Recipes from the Craft of Charcuterie

Reviews are generally very positive on this. The majority find this to be an amazing book. Some people are criticizing it for containing too few images and another one finds the packaging of the book annoying.

In general, though people seem to be impressed with this cookbook and give it good reviews.

Also, check out the amazing Le Creuset Enameled Cast-Iron 2 Quart Pate Terrine, in the stunning Oyster colour.

50 books to read in a lifetime

50 summers in a grown up life – make sure you at least have 50 great books with you in life.

These 50 books have stood the test of time (and reviews) (and bestseller lists) They continue to rank high on most people’s books to read in a lifetime list for a reason. It is simply put – good books. Classic bestsellers that will not be a waste of time. They cover different themes and genres – but that is only healthy and inspiring.

Best books on entrepreneurship in 2019

These 12 books on entrepreneurship are among the most popular books on Amazon so far in 2019. Around November 2019 they were at the top of the bestseller list at Amazon as well as the most wished for books.

Four of the best business books on productivity and reaching those goals with unprecedented effectivity.

These 4 books on entrepreneurship cover a more general view of what it takes to succeed. What questions should I ask myself and how should I approach entrepreneurship.

4 other important entrepreneur books from established authors. All 4 are on the bestseller and most wished list on Amazon with very good reviews.

Best books on antiques & collectibles

Do you want to improve your knowledge of antiques and collectibles? And have you decided that getting the right books is the best way for you to get started on this adventure? Well, the purpose of this article is to maintain the most relevant list of books covering antiques & collectibles. These 3 books on antiques are amazingly easy to digest and a good start for anyone interested in learning more about antiques and collectibles. Most of these books come out annually with new updates, prices, and images. A few of these and you are on your way to getting an advantage next time you bid at auction or look at a marketplace for antiques or art. We have updated this page in April 2020 for the newest and most recommended antique books.

Kovels’ Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide 2020

The antiques and collectibles 2019

The antiques and collectibles 2019 – should be your number one choice. This is arguably the most popular book on antiques and it has been that for many years. the best book about antiques. It has reached more than 50 editions – so you can trust that this concept is well tested and works. A great starter for your career as an antique expert. No, a must actually. Edited by Noah Fleisher, a respected author in collecting from the auction world

Miller’s Antiques Handbook & Price Guide 2020-2021

Miller’s Antiques Price Guide written by Judith Miller has been a classic book for antique collectors and a great allrounder for anyone looking to get into antiques and collecting. Both professionals and newbies will enjoy this antique book. 
Judith Miller is an antique expert and she selects the guide’s 8000-plus featured antiques

The 3 best Art Books For 2019

We have spent several hours reading and summarizing reviews and decided on these 3 art books – as the best 3 art books for 2019. We have highlighted the reasons why people like these books and you are welcome to share your favorite art book in the comment section.

1: Art That Changed The World 

Art That Changed The World is 400 pages long. These include the artist’s name, influences, time period, and even critiques of different paintings.


5 reasons to buy this book

  • Great read, and a fun and an easy refresher for more seasoned Art History students
  • Art and history in one book.
  • Perfect coffee table book. Educational and entertaining.
  • History of art told with authority, meaning and absolute entertainment
  • An art aficionado must have

1 reason not to buy this book

A few people mentioned that this is hardly comprehensive but still acknowledges that it is a great resource.

2: Art – A visual history

All the major schools and movements are reviewed chronologically. 22 masterpieces are reviewed deeper. An ancient Greek sculpture, 1960s Pop Art and more.
The major movements are explored with stylistic trademarks, characteristics, and favored subjects. Around 650 artists are introduced in the book.

4 Main reasons to buy this book

  • Most of the people who gave reviews were happy art students – referencing that this is a great resource for the university
  • A few people mentioned the strength as an encyclopedia book and that it is great to just do a quick reference check.
  • One person reviewed and said – Visually, it’s almost overwhelming. Others highlighted the visual strength of the book as well. 
  • Stunning pictures in the book was the main topic in the reviews.

3: The art book – Big Ideas Simply Explained

How are masterpieces made? What did the great artists do to create the wonderful works that we all enjoy and try to understand today? Artists Van Gogh, Monet, Picasso, and others.

This book will analyze everything from cave paintings to modern paintings. A thorough review of the history of time and easy to understand guides on the different art theories and themes.

Main reasons to buy this book

  • A few people mentioned that the overview of art through the ages is outstanding.
  • Many like the easy to understand format. Mentioning that it is very approachable compared to other art books.
  • Very easy to read and surprisingly fun and interesting to engage in.
  • Many highlights that it is impossible to just open the book and put it down – you will read it for hours.

2 reasons not to buy this book

  • A few people believed this book was very focused on art history – and reviewing very old art traditions. Found the title a bit misleading.
  • The construction of the book was criticized – poor quality.