149 Paintings You Really Need to See in North America - Dundurn

149 Paintings You Really Need to See in North America

(So You Can Ignore the Others)

Published September 2017


Tour North America’s greatest museums and galleries in the company of two incomparable guides.

This lively companion highlights the essential paintings, by some of the world’s greatest painters, from Giotto to Picasso, on display in North American museums and galleries.

Julian Porter has had a life-long passion for art. He worked for seven years as a student tour guide in Europe and since has conducted countless gallery tours in Europe and North America. His co-author, Stephen Grant, brings a wealth of expertise in twentieth-century artists, and presents them within the framework of a North American–led, sustained burst of originality and shock.

Presented with wit and irreverence, here is the best that North American galleries have to offer. Focused and curated to give you everything you need to enjoy the greatest works of art in the best company and save you the sore feet and superfluous information.



Julian Porter

Julian Porter is a litigation lawyer whose other passion in life is art. He’s had a lot of fun looking at art and wants to share his enthusiasm with others. He has lectured in galleries from Madrid to St. Petersburg. He lives in Toronto.

Stephen Grant

Stephen Grant is a Toronto lawyer and life-long art lover, especially of the twentieth-century modernists. He lives in Toronto.

Book Details

September 2017
6x9 in
480 pp
September 2017
480 pp