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  • Will Gompertz

    Amantes del arte, escépticos y desconcertados: esta historia del arte moderno es para vosotros ¿Qué es el arte moderno? ¿Por qué se ama o se odia? ¿Y por qué es siempre tan exageradamente caro? Will Gompertz, director de Arte de la BBC, exdirector de la Tate Gallery de Londres y uno de los mayores expertos del mundo, ha escrito una deslumbrante guía que cambiará para siempre la manera en que miramos el arte contemporáneo. Desde los nenúfares de Monet hasta los girasoles de Van Gogh, pasando por las latas de sopa de Warhol y los tiburones en formol de Hirst, este libro nos descubre la historia que hay detrás de las obras, las personas que hay detrás de los artistas...read more

  • Will Gompertz

    The Royal Collection is one of the most wide-ranging collections of art and artefacts in the world and provides an intriguing insight into the minds of the monarchs who have assembled it. In this series, BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz examines dozens of these unique objects, in a quest to 'use the Collection as a prism through which to better understand the art of being a monarch'. From intimate portraits to epic tapestries, from the Coronation pen to the Investiture sword, from a treatise against Martin Luther to the first televised Christmas message, each has an absorbing history. Famous objects such as the Gold State Coach and the Imperial State Crown rub shoulders with lesser-known but...read more

  • Will Gompertz

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of What Are You Looking At? by Will Gompertz, read by Roy McMilllan. What is modern art? Why do we either love it or loathe it? And why is it worth so much damn money? Join Will Gompertz on a dazzling tour that will change the way you look at modern art forever. From Monet's water lilies to Van Gogh's sunflowers, from Warhol's soup cans to Hirst's pickled shark, hear the stories behind the masterpieces, meet the artists as they really were, and discover the real point of modern art. You will learn: not all conceptual art is bollocks; Picasso is king (but Cézanne is better); Pollock is no drip;...read more

  • Will Gompertz

    For skeptics, art lovers, and the millions of us who visit art galleries every year-and are confused-What Are You Looking At? by former director of London's Tate Gallery Will Gompertz is a wonderfully lively, accessible narrative history of Modern Art, from Impressionism to the present day. What is modern art? Who started it? Why do we either love it or loathe it? And why is it such big money? Join BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz on a dazzling tour that will change the way you look at modern art forever. From Monet's water lilies to Van Gogh's sunflowers, from Warhol's soup cans to Hirst's pickled shark, hear the stories behind the masterpieces, meet the artists as they really were, and...read more