Short Story of Art

Short Story of Art

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Item #: 023547
ISBN: 9781780679686
Grades: 3-AD

Product Description:

Divided into 4 sections: movements, the works, themes and techniques, this book provides a concise introduction to the art greats. Full-color illustrations, content clarity, and user-friendly feature boxes and cross references will help students of art connect important elements of famous artists and their times. Perfect complement to your art studies that can also be used as an introductory resource for the enthusiastic art student. Occasional nude images noted.

Publisher Description:

The Short Story of Art is a pocket guide to key movements, works, themes and techniques – a new and innovative introduction to the subject of art. Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key works, from the wall paintings of Lascaux to Damien Hirst installations, and then links these to sections on art movements, themes and techniques.

The design of the book allows the student or art enthusiast to easily navigate their way around key periods, artists and styles. Accessible and concise, it simplifies and explains the most important and influential concepts in art, and shows how they are connected. The book explains how, why and when art changed, who introduced certain things, what they were, where they were produced, and whether they matter. It demystifies artistic jargon, giving readers a thorough understanding and broad enjoyment of art.



Primary Subject
Art/Crafts
Grade Start
3
Grade End
AD
ISBN
9781780679686
Author
Susie Hodge
Format
Paperback
Brand Name
Laurence King
Weight
1.2 (lbs.)
Dimensions
8.5" x 6.0" x 0.75"
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Time to introduce classic Art to 9th grader. Drawing and crafting is not his thing.
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Time to introduce classic Art to 9th grader. Drawing and crafting is not his thing.
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