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Vincent's starry night and other stories : a children's history of art

Author: Michael Bird; Kate Evans, (Illustrator)
Publisher: London, United Kingdom : Laurence King Publishing, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An enthralling journey through 40,000 years of art, from prehistoric cave paintings right up to the present day. Discover artists and their art around the world, in exciting and imaginative tales about artists and the way they created their work. Written by educator and art historian Michael Bird, and illustrated by Kate Evans, the book also features reproductions of the famous artworks discussed, a comprehensive  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Juvenile works
Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Joan Miro; Jackson Pollock; Gustave Courbet; Camille Claudel; Henri Matisse; Paul Cezanne; Leonardo, da Vinci; Ai Weiwei; Vincent van Gogh; Johannes Vermeer; Pieter Bruegel
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Bird; Kate Evans, (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781780676159 1780676158 9781780676142 178067614X
OCLC Number: 933585006
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 336 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Preface --
Caves to civilizations (40,000- 20 BCE) --
Sacred places (800-1425) --
Great ambitions (1425-1550) --
Life stories (1550-1750) --
Revolution! (1750-1860) --
Seeing it differently (1860-1900) --
War and peace (1900-1950) --
Where it's at (1950-2014) --
Map of the world --
Timeline --
Glossary --
List of artworks --
Index --
Credits --
Acknowledgments.
Other Titles: Vincent's starry night & other stories
Children's history of art
Responsibility: Michael Bird ; illustrated by Kate Evans.

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