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This is an engaging history of Western Art from cave paintings through to modern times, plus information about the artists and their lives and techniques. It is illustrated with a combination of full colour reproductions of the original works of art and humorous line drawings. Internet links lead to a range of fascinating websites, including online art galleries and lots more about the artists featured in the book.
A write-in activity book featuring a wide range of famous paintings, alongside creative projects and puzzles which will help children to understand basic principles of art, such as colour and composition, in a fun and interactive way.
An inspiring and practical introduction to art and artists for young children, with full-colour reproductions of works by Turner, Monet, Singer Sargent, Delauney and other artists, and things to spot and think about in each of the artworks. Also includes simple art activities inspired by some of the artists' methods and ideas.
Offers an informative and in-depth look at the great themes, techniques, movements and artists from ancient and medieval art up to the present day. It features full-colour photographs, illustrations and clear, concise text.
Contains hundreds of works of art from the world's major collections. In this title, photographs or artworks are combined with text, a timeline, biographic details of major artists, and an extensive glossary of key terms. It includes internet links to recommended websites that allow readers to access online games and activities.
This book details the main features of Modern Art from the 1870's to the present day. Stunning illustrations as well as excellent explanations as to how different types of art developed and how they related to the events going on in the world at the time. Each section of the book covers a major period of art history and there are many important works that are looked at in depth. There are excellent links to selected websites and a super useful section containing short biographies on the artists contained in the book. An exciting and beautifully presented book, it is a real pleasure for anyone who wants to explore and find a greater understanding of the far ranging world of modern art.
An amazing, interactive book which allows children and adults to discover the world of optical illusions in a new way. By adding stickers and drawing patterns and shapes, you can create dozens of eye-popping illusions and find out how they work.
A glorious colouring book with details from 15 famous paintings to colour in. Produced in association with the National Gallery, includes full colour reproductions of each picture and tips for colouring in. There are also two pages of stickers of famous works of art and a sticker gallery to stick them in.
Art-lovers everywhere will enjoy this pack of thirty cards, each featuring a well-known painting. Each card features a famous painting with text explaining its themes in a simple and lively way. The reverse side of each card is packed with information such as the story behind the painting, fun facts about the artists and their lives and even explains the artists' techniques and reveals any hidden meanings behind the picture. It features paintings by Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Monet, Renoir, Picasso, Titian, Van Gogh, Magritte, Warhol, Dali and more.