13 Artists Children Should Know by Angela Wenzel


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.

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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48 pages


Angela Wenzel
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Publication date

1st March 2009



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