This engaging guide takes children on an international tour of the world's greatest art, from the first daubs of paint in prehistoric caves to today's performance art. It includes all of the important art movements, from Renaissance to Rococo, as well as the great painters from all these eras. However, the approach is to look at art as an international exchange of ideas, not a straight history of western art. The book includes art from all countries, from aboriginal art to totem poles.
An introduction to the world�s most amazing artworks From cave paintings to Canvas, totem poles to the Angel of the North, introduce your child to the complete picture of art through the ages and across the world. Featuring the finest works by the greatest artists, it�s like having the world�s best gallery in your own home. From Van Gogh�s self portraits to Miro�s Carnival of the Harlequin help your child look beyond the paint and canvas to find out how the art was created and why it was made. It�s an incredible look at the incredible world of art for the whole family.
This lavish picture book introduces 32 of the world's best-known, best-loved works of art - including masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Claude Monet and Georgia O'Keeffe. Engaging, jargon-free writing, lively anecdotes and cartoons bring key moments from art history vividly to life.
A fascinating exploration of children's book illustration focuses on the work of twelve contemporary illustrators, including David Wiesner, Lane Smith, David Shannon, and Betsy Lewin, to teach readers about the perfect marriage of art and text.
Author : Conway Agnes Ethel
ISBN : 1376910497
Genre : History
File Size : 74.59 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
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An introduction to famous paintings includes many facts about the artists and their lives, and how they created their work, to help beginners understand what art is and why people think it is important.
Encourages young readers to explore objects of art along with concepts such as clocks, time, music, mirrors, collecting, trust, movement, line, and shape, and explains how great artists used these themes to create their works.