Born back in 1985, the Basic Art Series has evolved into the best-selling art book collection ever published.
Through delicate details, fluid lines, and some of the most beloved female figures in art history, explore the making of Renaissance legend, Botticelli. From portraits of the powerful Medici family to his iconic Birth of Venus,we discover a master of secular, religious, and mythological painting, whose eloquent figuration and composition has inspires to this day.
“These seductive books have slick production values, excellent illustrations, and smart texts. Each one is a fast-food, high-energy fix on the topic at hand.” – The New York Times Book Review