Children's Book of Art, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756668433
  • ISBN-13: 9780756668433
  • Grade Level Range: 2nd Grade - 6th Grade
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  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released January 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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This engaging guide takes children on an international tour of the world's greatest art, from the first daubs of paint in prehistoric caves to today's performance art. It includes all of the important art movements, from Renaissance to Rococo, as well as the great painters from all these eras. However, the approach is to look at art as an international exchange of ideas, not a straight history of western art. The book includes art from all countries, from aboriginal art to totem poles.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to use this Book.
What is Art?.
1: Early Art: Pre-History-1850.
2: Rocky Beginnings.
3: Egyptian Scribes.
4: Faces in Art.
5: How to Make Frescoes.
6: Dreamtime Art.
7: How to Make Mosaics.
8: Gods and Heroes in Art.
9: Chinese Art.
10: How to Create Colors.
11: Renaissance (1400s–1500s).
12: Landscapes in Art.
13: Leonardo da Vinci.
14: Jan van Eyck.
15: How to use Oil Paint.
16: Children in Art.
17: Baroque (1600s).
18: Jan Vermeer.
19: Still Life in Art.
20: Rococo (1700s).
21: Francisco de Goya.
22: How to use Watercolor.
23: Katsushika Hokusai.
24: Modern Art 1850 Onward.
25: Impressionism.
26: Claude Monet.
27: How to Paint with Pastels.
28: Vincent van Gogh.
29: Nighttime in Art.
30: After Impressionism.
31: Henri Matisse.
32: Pablo Picasso.
33: Naïve Art.
34: Paul Klee.
35: Surrealism.
36: Joan Miró.
37: Grant Wood.
38: Animals in Art.
39: Postwar Abstract Art.
40: Jackson Pollock.
41: Sir Sidney Nolan.
42: War in Art.
43: Andy Warhol.
44: Street Art.
45: Work in Art.
46: Friedensreich Hundertwasser.
47: Modern Art.
48: Sculpture.
49: Carved in Stone.
50: The Terra-Cotta Army Sculptors.
51: How to Carve Wood.
52: African Sculpture.
53: How to Sculpt Marble.
54: Michelangelo Buonarroti.
55: Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi.
56: Gustav Vigeland.
57: Abstract Sculpture.
58: Henry Moore.
59: Alberto Giacometti.
60: How to Create Land Art.
61: Sculpture Now.
62: Damien Hirst.
Get Up Close to the Real Thing!.