Open up to new ways of seeing with inspirational perspectives from Turner, Van Gogh and more.
'the mundane becomes special as soon as you pay attention to it' - Susan Hiller
This essential guide delves into the techniques, routines and mindsets of boundary-shifting artists, and the ways in which seeing differently can lead to creating something original. Learn the advantages of a different angle with Georges Braque, view everyday sights in a new way with Alex Katz and open your eyes to the possibilities of colour with Josef Albers. In every chapter, inspiring anecdotes and practical exercises will you help you gain a new perspective and reinvigorate your work.
Frances Ambler is a London-based writer and art historian. She has a special interest in 20th-century design and is the author of The Story of the Bauhaus. She has worked with museums and galleries across the globe, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, London's Victoria and Albert Museum and the Scottish Sculpture Trust.