Modern Art Adventures Over 35 Fun and Creative Art Projects Inspired by Modern Masterpieces by Jill Laidlaw, Rachel Ropeik
  

Modern Art Adventures Over 35 Fun and Creative Art Projects Inspired by Modern Masterpieces

Written by Jill Laidlaw, Rachel Ropeik
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Synopsis

Modern Art Adventures Over 35 Fun and Creative Art Projects Inspired by Modern Masterpieces by Jill Laidlaw, Rachel Ropeik

Inspire and share with your child the wonderful world of creativity with Modern Art Adventures. Authors Jill Laidlaw and Maja Pitamic explore the stories behind 18 masterpieces of modern art and use them as inspiration for children to create their own exciting and creative art projects with a diverse range of media. The book is divided by the most significant artistic movements of the past century - Impressionism, Expressionism, Abstract, Illustration, Pop Art and Street art - and each masterpiece is accompanied by the riveting story of its significance and two step-by-step art activities that are inspired by its techniques and visual effects.

About the Author

Jill Laidlaw has commissioned, edited and written children's non-fiction and adult non-fiction books, including works on the history of Western painting, the history of Western sculpture and monographs on Paul Klee and Frida Kahlo. Jill has a degree in Art History from the University of St Andrews. Maja Pitamic is the author of the popular titles I Can Do It and Child's Play, both successful activity books for pre-school children. She has over twenty years' experience of teaching young children and holds a degree in Art History and Montessori Teacher Training. She currently teaches art to children at Bickley Park School in Kent, United Kingdom. Foreword by Rachel Ropeik, Museum of Modern Art and Brooklyn Museum Rachel Ropeik is a Family Programs Educator at the Museum of Modern Art and a Senior Museum Educator and Teacher Services Coordinator at Brooklyn Museum. Rachel holds a Master's in History of Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art.

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Format

Hardback
144 pages

Author

Jill Laidlaw, Rachel Ropeik
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Publisher

Modern Books

Publication date

15th May 2016

ISBN

9781906761547


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