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149 Paintings You Really Need to See in North America: (So You Can Ignore the Others)

Category: Book
By (author): Grant, Stephen
By (author): Porter, Julian
Subject:  ART / Techniques / Painting
  TRAVEL / Museums, Tours, Points of Interest
Audience: general/trade
Awards: Dewey Divas and the Dudes Fall 2017 Pick (2017) Commended
Publisher: Dundurn
Published: September 2017
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 9.00in x 6.00in x 1.00in
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From The Publisher*Tour North America's greatest museums and galleries in the company of two incomparable guides. This essential companion to all the major North American museums and galleries highlights some of the world's greatest paintings, from Giotto to Robert Motherwell, on display across the U.S. and Canada. Julian Porter brings a passion for art that began with a seven-year stint as a student tour guide in Europe, followed by countless tours he has conducted at galleries in Europe and North America. His co-author, Stephen Grant, brings a wealth of expertise in the twentieth-century artists, and presents them within the framework of a North American-led, sustained burst of originality and shock. Presented with originality, wit, and irreverence to complement Julian and Stephen's comprehensive knowledge of the art world, here is the best that North American galleries have to offer. Focused and curated to give you everything you need to enjoy the greatest works of art in the best company, and save you the sore feet and superfluous information.
From The Publisher*A guide to the best art in North American galleries, written and expertly curated by a pair of irreverent and knowledgeable guides to inform and entertain you - and save you from aching feet!
Biographical NoteJulian Porter is a litigation lawyer whose other passion in life is art. He's had a lot of fun looking at art and wants to share his enthusiasm with others. He has lectured in galleries from Madrid to St. Petersburg. He lives in Toronto.
Biographical NoteStephen Grant is a Toronto lawyer and lifetime lover of art, especially the twentieth-century modernists. He lives in Toronto.