Chapter 1: 'Ways of Seeing': Introduction to the Visual Analysis of the Arts
Chapter 2: The Origins of Art in Ice Age Europe
Chapter 3: The Italian Renaissance: Art in Tuscany, 1260-1490
Chapter 4: Thinking Through Art: Why Use Theory in Art History?
Chapter 5: Interpreting Dutch Art and Culture in the Seventeenth Century
Chapter 6: Seventeenth-Century Spanish Art: The Golden Age
Chapter 7: Theory of Art: The Fundamentals of Modern Art Theory
Chapter 8: From Rococo to Revolution: European Art in the Age of Enlightenment
Chapter 9: Nineteenth-Century Art: Romanticism, 1765-1840
Chapter 10: Art in France, 1848-1904
Chapter 11: Modernism: Art in France, 1906-36
Suggested Reading & Notes
John Finlay is an historian of French history, specialising in twentieth-century modern art. He studied Art History and Theory at Essex University and received an MA and PhD on Picasso from the Courtauld Institute of Art. His previous books include Picasso's World (2011); Pop! (2016) and Andy Warhol: The Mechanical Art (2017). He has also contributed to international journals, publishing articles on Picasso and Giacometti in the Burlington Magazine. Finlay is funded by FABA (Fundacion Almine y Bernard Ruiz-Picasso para el Arte, Brussels) and is currently working on its collection of Picasso's Vollard Suite (1930-37). He lives and works in Edinburgh, Scotland.