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A History of Art in 21 Cats

From the Old Masters to the Modernists, the Moggy as Muse: an illustrated guide

Extent: 96 pages

Size: 230x180mm

Publication Date:

Price: £12.99

ISBN: 9781910552902

Categories: Art and Craft, Culture

About the Book

Art history has been given a fun feline makeover.

Discover the basics of important art movements through a host of beautifully illustrated cats, each one inspired by a specific period in art history. From Surrealism to Cubism, Abstract Expressionism to Ancient Egyptian art, these creative cats will introduce you to key themes and provide you with all of the inspiration you need if you want to create your own version.

Each illustrated cat comes with an overview of the art movement that it represents, plus a breakdown of the cats features, explaining the relevance of each. Accompanied by fun, informative captions, each element – from faces and fur to patterns, shapes and colours – provides a quirky, accessible insight into the history of art.

More than just a reference book, A History of Art in 21 Cats is perfect for art enthusiasts and cat lovers alike.

Publication Date: 21/02/2019

Price: £5.99

ISBN: 9781912785049

Categories: Art and Craft, Culture

About the Book

Art history has been given a fun feline makeover.

Discover the basics of important art movements through a host of beautifully illustrated cats, each one inspired by a specific period in art history. From Surrealism to Cubism, Abstract Expressionism to Ancient Egyptian art, these creative cats will introduce you to key themes and provide you with all of the inspiration you need if you want to create your own version.

Each illustrated cat comes with an overview of the art movement that it represents, plus a breakdown of the cats features, explaining the relevance of each. Accompanied by fun, informative captions, each element – from faces and fur to patterns, shapes and colours – provides a quirky, accessible insight into the history of art.

More than just a reference book, A History of Art in 21 Cats is perfect for art enthusiasts and cat lovers alike.

Reviews

  • 'The art book of the year [...] Ingenious.', Exeter Living
  • 'Art history not quite as you've ever seen it.', i Paper (Coffee Table Choice)
  • 'Engaging and informative. The kind of book you'll never want to put away', Absolutely Mama
  • 'We love this new book exploring fine art through the domestic cat ... Purrrfect!', Devon Life
  • 'Bright, bold and beautifully illustrated [...] it really is an ingenious, creative book. There's something for everyone to like here, be it creative layouts, brilliant artwork, the art history content, or indeed, just an appreciation of cats.', Culture Fly
  • 'These clever moggies sure know their stuff. Keep this book on your craft room bookshelf for the purr-fect pick-me-up.', Papercrafter Magazine