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A child's introduction to art : the world's greatest paintings and sculptures

Author: Heather Alexander; Meredith Hamilton
Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, an imprint of Hachette Book Group, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Explores the world of art and artists, including Michelangelo, Mary Cassatt, and Vincent Van Gogh, and features do-it-yourself art projects.
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Genre/Form: Toy and movable books
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Alexander; Meredith Hamilton
ISBN: 9781579129569 1579129560
OCLC Number: 854828487
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Commended for Parents Choice Awards (Spring) (2008-Up) (Nonfiction) 2014
Target Audience: Ages 9-12.
Description: 96 pages : color illustrations ; 26 x 27 cm + 5 reproducible masterpiece painting sheets
Contents: Let's talk about art --
In the beginning --
Ancient Egypt --
Greek and Roman art --
Medieval art --
Ancient art around the world --
Limbourg Brothers --
Jan Van Eyck --
Sandro Botticelli --
Leonardo da Vinci --
Albrecht Dürer --
Michelangelo --
Pieter Bruegel --
Diego Velázquez --
Rembrandt Van Rijn --
Jan Vermeer --
Let's talk about color --
Francisco de Goya --
Katsushika Hokusai --
Édouard Manet --
Winslow Homer --
Claude Monet --
Edgar Degas --
Paul Cézanne --
Pierre-Auguste Renoir --
Mary Cassatt --
When is flat not flat? --
Auguste Rodin --
Henri Rousseau --
Paul Gauguin --
Vincent Van Gogh --
Georges Seurat --
Gustav Klimt --
Edvard Munch --
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec --
Where is art? --
Henri Matisse --
Paul Klee --
Franz Marc --
Pablo Picasso --
Salvador Dali --
Jackson Pollock --
Jacob Lawrence --
Andy Warhol --
What's happening with art now?
Responsibility: by Heather Alexander ; illustrated by Meredith Hamilton.
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The newest volume in Black Dog's Child's Introduction series explores the fascinating world of art and artists.  Read more...

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An all-too-brief introduction to art for the younger set.Alexander and Hamilton have previously teamed up on titles in the wonderfully accessible and affordable A Child's Introduction to? series. Read more...

 
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