cover image In the Time of Renoir

In the Time of Renoir

Unknown, Antony Mason. Copper Beach Books, $8.95 (48pp) ISBN 978-0-7613-2285-6

Antony Mason contributes two titles to the Art Around the World series. In the Time of Renoir focuses on the impressionist era, taking a closer look at the artist's contemporaries including Degas, Cizanne, van Gogh and Gauguin. Highlighted sidebars look at movements that developed outside of Europe while full-color reproductions feature artwork of the period. Back matter includes a ""Chronology of the Impressionist Era,"" ""A Brief History of Art,"" glossary and index. In the Time of Michelangelo focuses on the Renaissance. ( Nov.)