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How to talk to children about world art

Author: Isabelle Glorieux-Desouche
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln, 2010.
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Written in everyday language for people with no art expertise or teaching experience, the book includes maps, color-coding, and thumbnail images to help readers situate each featured work of art. The explanations also include guidance on what's most appropriate for what age, from four to 14. There are invaluable tips for planning a visit to a museum, a thorough discussion of modern Western perceptions of world art,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isabelle Glorieux-Desouche
ISBN: 9780711230910 0711230919
OCLC Number: 759905582
Language Note: Translated from French.
Notes: Originally published in French in 2006.
Description: 176 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: o Foreword o What to call it Primitive Art? Early Art? Exotic Art? Distant Art? Negro Art? Ethnic Art? Tribal Art? Non-European Art? Extra-European Art o Re-viewed: The Western way of seeing art has evolved o Art or craft? o Some Keys to reading Before you look Face to face with World Art Preconceived ideas o Featured works How to use these pages Yup'ik mask - Alaska Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl) mask - Canada Numakiki (Mandan) tunic - USA Olmec head - Mexico Aztec/Mixtec pectoral - Mexico Tairona pectoral - Columbia Mundurucu head - Brazil Baga, nimbi (D'mba) shoulder mask - Republic of Guinea Statue of Jenne-Jeno - Mali Dogon couple - Mali Senoufo deble (or pombia) statue - Ivory Coast Benin plaque - Nigeria Mandu yene bamoum throne of King Nsangu - Cameroon Fang reliquary figurine (Emiya Bieri) - Gabon Double-headed Kongo dog - Democratic Republic of Congo Punu Okuyi mask - Gabon/Democratic Republic of Congo Mbala (giguma) headrest - Democratic Republic of Congo Tsam dance mask -Mongolia Miao women's celebration clothing - China Gusoku armour - Japan Dayak earrings -Indonesia or Malaysia Nias ancestor figurine (Adu siraha salawa) - Indonesia Javanese puppet of Haruman - Indonesia Aboriginal painting - Australia Yimam (yipwon) statue - Papua New Guinea Ceremonial malagan statue from New Ireland - Papua New Guinea Mask-head-dress from Malakula - Vanuatu Club ('u'u)- Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia Hawaiian feathered head - USA Easter Island Moai - Chile o Want to know more? Books Audio-visual and multi-media publications Museums
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Using a simple question and answer format, this book looks at the art of Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas, featuring 30 extraordinary objects.  Read more...

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