WHERE IS THE ARTIST?:FROM CAVE PAINTINGS TO MODERN ART: A LOOK AND FIND BOOK

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Publication Date: 
October 20, 2015
Format: 
Hardcover
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Trim Size: 
16.64in. x 10.49in. x 0.49in.
ISBN: 
9783791372334
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About This Item: 
This delightful and engaging introduction to the history of art for children comes in a beautiful oversized format and features intricate illustrations with hidden details. Children love to pore over detailed illustrations, especially when they contain hidden elements for them to find. This endlessly entertaining book opens up entire historic periods to young readers in double page spreads that are teeming with life and meticulously drawn to teach them about artistic traditions. Each spread represents a moment in history, capturing how art wasintegrated into daily life and illustrating contemporary styles, tools, and mediums. Children will learn about cave paintingsand what humans used for light and why they painted so manyanimals and hunting scenes. They'll find themselves in AncientGreece, where deities watch over a busy marketplace in frontof the Parthenon. A cross-section of a medieval monastery, Leonardo's workshop, and a collection of 19th-century artistspainting in nature are just a few more of the examples, whichtake readers through to the present day. Featuring additionalinformation including facts and anecdotes that enhance theexperience of learning, a book to turn to again and again, Where's the Artist? provides an ingenious and beautifullyexecuted tutorial on art history that will captivate children ofany age.
$19.95
Binding: 
HC

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