Look! by Gillian Wolfe
  

Look!

Written by Gillian Wolfe
Part of the Look! Series

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What do the people in pictures say? Look! Takes a close-up of view of 17 great paintings showing the little details which give clues to what the characters in the pictures are thinking, feeling and doing. Gillian Wolfe points out how much of a story each picture tells through close study of hands, faces and the special role of animals as friends. Looking at pictures will always be more fun after reading this book.

Synopsis

Look! by Gillian Wolfe

Focuses on how artists tell us what the figures in their paintings are feeling without using words. Each picture tells something about the subject's inner feelings, attitude or mood. Readers will be encouraged to explore how faces express thoughts and look at how body language exposes states of mind.

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Original and exciting, perfect for KS2 and above art, literacy and thinking skills, this book will change the way you view art and the world forever School Librarian ... this book certainly leads the reader to think in great depth about what they are actually seeing Bookseller A welcome paperback version of a book which is fascinating for children and adults Carousel

About the Author

Gillian Wolfe

GILLIAN WOLFE CBE is Director of Learning and Public Affairs at Dulwich Picture Gallery, one of the most renowned private collections in the UK. She also works as a freelance consultant, and has lectured all over the world. Her previous art books for children include My First Art Book, winner of the Parent Choice Silver Honour Award, USA; and Art Activity Book and Children's Art Book, both winners of the Gulbenkian Prize for Best Museum Publications of the Year.

Her titles with Frances Lincoln include Look! Zoom in on Art, which won the English Association's Award for the best children's non-fiction book, Look! Body Language in Art,
Look! Seeing the Light in Art and Look! Drawing the Line in Art.

In 1995, Gillian was awarded an MBE and in 2005 the CBE for services to Arts Education. She lives in South London.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages
Interest Age: From 8

Author

Gillian Wolfe
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Publisher

Frances Lincoln Publishers

Publication date

6th January 2006

ISBN

9781845071141

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