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Turner, Whistler, Monet (The World's Greatest Art) [Illustrated] [Paperback]

Tamsin Pickeral
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6 April 2005 The World's Greatest Art
"Turner, Whistler, Monet" provides a fascinating portrait of three artists who broke away from artistic tradition to embrace an entirely new way of painting. This book uncovers their legacy at its glorious best: the revolutionary depiction of light and shade, and how it was possible to capture the essence of a place on canvas.

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  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Flame Tree Publishing; New edition edition (6 April 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1844512576
  • ISBN-13: 978-1844512577
  • Product Dimensions: 17 x 16 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 74,059 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Tamsin Pickeral was born in England a frightening amount of years ago. She is the daughter of a veterinary surgeon and an artist/art teacher. Art and animals have remained a defining influence on the author, who specialises in books on both subjects. Alongside her own books she has also been a major contributor to a number of multi-author art reference publications and exhibition catalogues. Her books are published internationally, and have been widely reviewed in leading newspapers and magazines.

Her academic training revolved around the arts, first with a period of time spent studying in Italy, before finishing her degree in history of art and architecture at Reading University.

Having learnt to ride (or at least stay on) at a young age on a belligerent ex-racing donkey, the author later moved on to competitive riding, eventing and showjumping with some success, and horses continue to play an important role in her life.

She wrote her first book (The Encyclopedia of Horses and Ponies, 1999) in the United States where she lived for eight years, much of it spent on a remote cattle ranch. During this period she continued her work with horses as well as being a veterinary nurse, while building her writing career. Following her move back to the UK, the author was able to devote herself full time to her profession.

Tamsin routinely works with contemporary artists including leading figurative painter Chris Gollon, the subject of her book, Chris Gollon: Humanity in Art, published 2010. She has just co-ordinated a number of British artists to exhibit and sell their works at the prestigious Parisian auction house Auction Eve and has recently finished work on American photographer Juliet Harrison's book Equiscape.

Her most recent book is The Majesty of the Horse, written in collaboration with award winning photographer Astrid Harrisson and published in the US in October 2011, due for publication in the UK in April 2012. This book has also just been released in New Zealand and Australia. The book is a major new study of the horse, its cultural relevance and the spread and development of 90 of the most important (and often rarest) breeds.

Currently Tamsin is ghost writing a book for someone else, but Shhhhhhhhhhh, don't tell!

For more information please visit www.tamsinpickeral.com

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About the Author

Michael Robinson is a freelance lecturer and writer on British art and design history. Originally an art dealer with his own provincial gallery in Sussex, he entered academic life by way of a career change, having gained a first class honours and Masters degree at Kingston University. He is currently working on his doctorate, a study of early modernist period British dealers. He continues to lecture on British and French art of the Modern period.

Tamsin Pickeral has studied Art and History of Art since she was child, and lived for some time in Italy furthering her appreciation of the subject. She has travelled extensively through her life, and has recently returned to the UK after nine years spent living an unusual life on a cattle ranch in the US. She now resides in Norfolk, with her cowboy, where she continues to write about art and horses, two of her favourite topics.

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book, great images and text 22 Jun 2011
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A very helpful book with wonderful images, well informed, and the text/blurbs to every work was very helpful.
Buy it you need it for a project on these 3 masters :)
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good buy! 29 Dec 2011
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was very impressed with this buy, i bought a used 1 which was less than £3 inc. postage and packaging!
it came to me very quickly and in great condition. would highly recommend
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3.0 out of 5 stars easy view 29 April 2013
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Good introduction to these artists. Small compact, filled with facts, good images encourages you to explore the artists more and track down the eoriginals in galleries.
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5.0 out of 5 stars On time 22 Sep 2014
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Excellent thank you..very good shipping and on time.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Turner, Whistler, Monet 25 Sep 2009
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Very useful book. Full of pictures and information about the artists and their work.
I used it to support KS2 children in the classroom.
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