Amazing Art Adventures: Around the world in 400 immersive experiences (Hardback)Yolanda Zappaterra (author)
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Amazing Art Adventures offers us art and culture as an experience both within and beyond the gallery, opening a door to unexpected adventures
- art fairs, festivals, installations, art trails, galleries, art islands, monuments, sculpture parks and museums.
Aimed at all of us who travel to learn about new places and cultures, the book gathers together hundreds of unforgettable art experiences around the world, acting as an inspirational travel guide for anyone interested in art. From the Lightning Field in New Mexico to an art island in Japan, expert guide Yolanda Zappaterra leads us on a comprehensive, worldwide tour of bucket list destinations for every season.
Divided into sections by continent, the book is a thrilling cultural journey, an insider's guide to the visual arts that suggests different ways to experience art beyond the usual galleries and institutions, leads readers to art in unusual places, creates trails that will give insights into the lives of famous artists as well as putting the spotlight on more interesting and unknown works in well known museums.
Through more than 400 entries, plus photographs and maps, the book expands our understanding and appreciation of the world's art in exciting new ways. Uncover a Chagall masterpiece in a tiny Kentish churchFollow a land art map of North America from the Spiral Jetty and Lightning Fields to Seven Magic Mountains and the Star AxisTrip the light fantastic at the Atelier des Lumieres in ParisDelight in the sinuous curves of Oscar Niemeyer's MAC in Rio de JaneiroLay your head in a very arty bed at the aha Shakaland Hotel & Zulu Cultural VillageBe dazzled by recycled ceramics at the Rock Garden of Chandigarh in northern IndiaExercise body and mind with a walk along London's Art LineBe blown away by Tacoma's Museum of GlassTrek into the Brazilian rainforest for art in the jungle at the Inhotim Art MuseumSample big cheeses in Switzerland at Art BaselCross the Seto Inland Sea to land at the art island of Naoshima in JapanWalk among the gods and monsters of Niki de Saint Phalle's Tuscan Tarot GardenCommune with a unicorn at the Met Cloisters in New YorkSee the seeds of Africa's future art scene in a former grain silo at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art in Cape TownEnter a field of light in Uluru, Australia
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Number of pages: 288
Dimensions: 225 x 170 mm
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