The Daily Book of Art

What do the Mona Lisa, the Parthenon, and a pine cone have in common. Why did van Gogh purposely sever his ear? When did coffee evolve from morning beverage into artistic medium? What colors should you wear while dieting? And who was Caravaggio?

Learn the answers to these questions and more with the engaging readings contained in The Daily Book of Art, a yearlong journey through lively and thought-provoking discussions. Inside, ten rotating categories paint a picture of the compelling world of art in broad brushstrokes.

From learning about the genesis of art and its transformation over the centuries to understanding its relevance in the world's cultures of today, art aficionados won't want to miss a single day's reading. And for those eager to put their artistic skills to use, the book includes fun, simple step-by-step exercises by artists Eileen Sorg and Ed Tadem.

With its unique collection of voices and inspiring range of subjects, The Daily Book of Art is one daily indulgence that readers need not feel guilty about.

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