13 Artists Children Should Know by Angela Wenzel
  

Synopsis

13 Artists Children Should Know by Angela Wenzel

Whether it's Leonardo da Vinci's mysterious Mona Lisa, Vermeer's vibrant depictions of light, Van Gogh's mesmerizing brush strokes, or Matisse's playful cutouts, the art featured here is introduced in a format and style that will appeal to children. The book proceeds chronologically, accompanied by a timeline to offer helpful historical context. Each artist's entry includes a concise biography, beautiful reproductions of major works, and lively texts that speak directly to young readers. Games, quizzes and other activities help readers learn about the significant contributions of each artist in a way that is both fun and inspiring. Additional information about museums, suggestions for further reading, and online resources will satisfy the most curious minds.

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About the series -Each book in this kid-friendly series showcases 13 notable artists or architects

or movements within the fields of art, fashion, and architecture. These comprehensive, visually appealing books are international in scope and always intelligently written.- --Booklist

About the Author

ANGELA WENZEL is a museum educator and an author of numerous art books for children, including titles in Prestel's Adventures in Art series.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Angela Wenzel
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Publisher

Prestel

Publication date

1st March 2009

ISBN

9783791341736


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