eBook Artists Around the World, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615355758
  • ISBN-13: 9781615355754
  • DDC: 700
  • Grade Level Range: 2nd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released September 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Updated for 2012 and part of the Britannica Learning Library Series, in Artists Around the World, you will learn about the many kinds of art and meet some of the greatest artists of yesterday and today.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction.
Table of Contents.
1: Visual Arts.
2: China: Xia Gui: Lonely Landscapes.
3: Egypt: Hassan Fathy: Culture-Conscious Architect.
4: Italy: Michelangelo: Genius of European Art.
5: Mexico: Frida Kahlo: The Brilliant Colors of Mexico.
6: The Netherlands: Vincent van Gogh: Sunflowers and Starry Nights.
7: Spain: Francisco de Goya: Painter to the King and to the People.
8: Pablo Picasso: Exploring with an Artist.
9: Literature.
10: Argentina: Jorge Luis Borges: Creator of Fantastical Fictions.
11: Australia: Kath Walker: Aboriginal Poet.
12: Chile: Isabel Allende: The Letter Writer's Stories.
13: England: Charles Dickens: Writer of Life-Changing Stories.
14: France: Jules Verne: Journey to Everywhere.
15: India: Rabindranath Tagore: Poet Laureate of India.
16: Japan: Basho: Haiku Master.
17: Nigeria: Wole Soyinka: The Nobel Laureate.
18: United States: Emily Dickinson: A Life of Letters and Literature.
19: Gwendolyn Brooks: Prized Poet of Illinois.
20: Mark Twain: The Writer and the Mississippi River.
21: Performing Arts.
22: Austria: Fanny Elssler: Theatrical Ballerina.
23: France: Sarah Bernhardt: “The Divine Sarah”.
24: Germany: Ludwig van Beethoven: Living for Music.
25: India: Ravi Shankar: Music at His Fingertips.
26: Japan: Akira Kurosawa: A Vision in Motion.
27: New Zealand: Kiri Te Kanawa: New Zealand's Opera Star.
28: Pakistan: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan: Center Stage of Qawwali.
29: United States: Alvin Ailey: Enriching American Dance.
30: Louis Armstrong: Satchmo—Jazz Superstar.
31: Jim Henson: Muppet Master.
Glossary.
Index.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Copyright Page.
Introduction.
Table of Contents.
1: Visual Arts.
2: Xia Gui: Lonely Landscapes.
3: Hassan Fathy: Culture-Conscious Architect.
4: Michelangelo: Genius of European Art.
5: Frida Kahlo: The Brilliant Colors of Mexico.
6: Vincent Van Gogh: Sunflowers and Starry Nights.
7: Francisco de Goya: Painter to the King and to the People.
8: Pablo Picasso: Exploring with an Artist.
9: Literature.
10: Jorge Luis Borges: Creator of Fantastical Fictions.
11: Kath Walker: Aboriginal Poet.
12: Isabel Allende: The Letter Writer's Stories.
13: Charles Dickens: Writer of Life-Changing Stories.
14: Jules Verne: Journey to Everywhere.
15: Rabindranath Tagore: Poet Laureate of India.
16: Basho: Haiku Master.
17: Wole Soyinka: The Nobel Laureate.
18: Emily Dickinson: A Life of Letters and Literature.
19: Gwendolyn Brooks: Prized Poet of Illinois.
20: Mark Twain: The Writer and the Mississippi River.
21: Performing Arts.
22: Fanny Elssler: Theatrical Ballerina.
23: Sarah Bernhardt: “The Divine Sarah”.
24: Ludwig Van Beethoven: Living for Music.
25: Ravi Shankar: Music at His Fingertips.
26: Akira Kurosawa: A Vision in Motion.
27: Kiri Te Kanawa: New Zealand's Opera Star.
28: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan: Center Stage of Qawwali.
29: Alvin Ailey: Enriching American Dance.
30: Louis Armstrong: Satchmo—Jazz Superstar.
31: Jim Henson: Muppet Master.
Glossary.
Index.