Master-Pieces Flip and Flop 10 Great Works of Art by William Lach
  

Synopsis

Master-Pieces Flip and Flop 10 Great Works of Art by William Lach

Mix and match pieces of the world's greatest artworks--from Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa to Gilbert Stuart's George Washington--to create new portraits. Flip Flora's pretty hairstyle on the head of a Kabuki actor. Top Frida Kahlo with the straw hat of Vincent van Gogh. Printed on heavy board and laminated, Master-Pieces will stand up to the most enthusiastic flipping, at home or in the classroom. Including full images with captions, short descriptions of the works, and artists' biographies, it features artworks from the world's most magnificent public collections, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the Louvre. With one thousand possible portrait combinations, Master-Pieces will have children looking at art in a whole new way. Featured artists include Leonardo da Vinci * Vincent van Gogh * Frida Kahlo * Sandro Botticelli * Gilbert Stuart * Toshusai Sharaku * Archibald J. Motley Jr. * Giuseppe Arcimboldo * Rogier van der Weyden * Diego Velazquez Featured museums include The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York * Museum of Fine Arts, Boston * National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. * Art Institute of Chicago * The Louvre, Paris * The Uffizi, Florence * Skokloster Castle, Sweden * The Prado, Madrid * Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

Reviews

A well-executed exquisite corpse-style introduction to art history --Publishers Weekly It will ... be especially welcome as an option for kinesthetic learners and as a tool for art teachers. ... Recommended as an appealing art enrichment addition. --School Library Journal This is a great book on masterpieces of art. --Sallie Stutz, Brooklyn Museum

About the Author

Will Lach is a former senior editor at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the author of illustrated books about art and culture for children.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
28 pages
Interest Age: From 2

Author

William Lach
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Publisher

Abbeville Kids,US an imprint of Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.

Publication date

13th October 2016

ISBN

9780789212740


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