Book of Art by Rosie Dickins
  

Book of Art

Written by Rosie Dickins
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Synopsis

Book of Art by Rosie Dickins

This sumptuous book covers every era of visual art from ancient to modern. It includes works from every major genre, from Classical to Cubist; focuses on every major theme, from still-life to society; and contains works by the world's most renowned and influential artists. It offers over two hundred superb illustrations are combined with authoritative, informative and fascinating text, which brings the paintings and other artworks to life and also explains how to get the most out of looking at art. Key works, including the Arnolfini Portrait , Supper at Emmaus , and Les Demoiselles d'Avignon , are explored in detail. It contains a timeline, biographical details about all the included artists, and an extensive glossary that explains key terms clearly and precisely. It includes approved Internet links, which can be accessed through the Usborne Quicklinks website, to lead the reader to hundreds more works of art, in addition to the masterpieces included in this wonderful and exciting book.

About the Author

Rosie Dickins grew up in England and Hong Kong. An avid reader, she always loved writing her own stories. After studying literature at Oxford University, art in Paris and plenty of travelling, she settled in London, where she now works for Usborne Publishing. She is the author of over forty fiction and non-fiction children's books, including award-winning art books.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
196 pages
Interest Age: 10 years +

Author

Rosie Dickins
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Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st September 2011

ISBN

9781409531746


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