The World's Greatest Art covers the entire range of painted art from the mid-1200s to the modern day, reaching through the cradle of European discovery and the dynamo of North American art to traditional forms in the Far and Middle East. This unique approach and the powerful, visual appeal of the wonderful paintings provides a breathtaking degree of richness and diversity, unmatched by any comparable title. The World's Greatest Art is organised chronologically by era with an entry per artist, offering essential information including influences, key works and associated artists. The World's Greatest Art is a sensational new approach to an enduring subject. It allows readers with any level of knowledge or understanding to explore the sheer beauty and energy of paintings and artists from every part of the world.