Encyclopedia of Art for Young People by Marius Kwint
  

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Encyclopedia of Art for Young People by Marius Kwint

Encyclopedia of Art for Young People is an eight-volume set, arranged chronologically, that celebrates the rich history of art in an appealing and accessible format. Using full-color reproductions of well-known masterpieces and in-depth coverage of the life and times of pivotal artists, this colorful new work provides a solid first reference for the general student of art and a captivating introduction to the wealth of visual imagery that surrounds us.The special feature boxes include: Inside the Artist, focusing on achievements of particular artists; Schools and Movements, identifying artistic movements within that time period; Tools and Techniques, looking at the artist's materials; Masterpiece, providing a keen analysis of a particular work or collection; and Connections, examining key stylistic influences among cultures or individual artists.The final volume includes the comprehensive set index, while each individual volume contains a glossary and valuable references.The eight volumes are: Volume 1: Ancient and Classical Art ; Volume 2: Medieval Art ; Volume 3: Renaissance Art ; Volume 4: Baroque and Neoclassical Art ; Volume 5: 19th-Century Art ; Volume 6: Early 20th-Century Art ; Volume 7: Contemporary Art ; and Volume 8: World Art .

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Format

Hardback
8 pages

Author

Marius Kwint
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Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th November 2007

ISBN

9780791094778


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