Origins of Modern Art - Book by Rosalind Ormiston
This comprehensive book covers the powerful, intriguing and controversial nature of Modern Art. Considering influences on the movement including the First World War the visual pulse of the era is documented by the art of the time. In exploring the roots of Modern Art, chapters cover such styles as Impressionism, Expressionism, Fauvism, Suprematism, Dadaism and more. The book looks at Turner's vivid sea painting and the works of Cezanne, also covering the early cubists like Braque and Picasso.