Art Smart: Spot the Details and Find Out the Facts!
Step 1: look carefully at one of the paintings in this book for 30 seconds. Step 2: identify as many details as you can. Step 3: turn the page and see if you can answer 10 questions about the painting. The pictures of the paintings are shown as if you are in an art gallery or museum. I had previously seen several of these paintings and I still did not get all of the questions correct! It really made me look for details as I went to the next painting knowing what the questions were like. What color was the sky? What was the woman holding? Can we see their facial expressions? Are they looking the same direction? You can check all of the answers in the back. A final test checks how much you remember about the whole book of pictures! Whether you are new to the art world or consider yourself well versed, these are a fun challenge and strengthen visual memory. Twenty eight paintings include works by VanGogh, DaVinci, Monet, Munch, Kahlo, Leyster, Velasquez, Rousseau and more. 64pp, pb, 9x9" ~ Sara
Take a good look at the Mona Lisa " then turn the page and test your recall of the image, from the color of her eyes to the number of rings on her fingers. This gallery of twenty-eight great European and American paintings is loaded with fun-filled quizzes that will test your powers of observation. You'll also discover fascinating facts about each work of art's origins, current location, and cultural background.
If you're new to the art world, this book is a terrific chance to get acquainted with famous masterpieces. And if you're already familiar with these paintings " from Degas's ballerinas in Before the Rehearsal and Kahlo's Self-Portrait with Monkey to van Gogh's The Bedroom and Monet's Waterlilies " you'll have an entertaining opportunity to get to know them better. At the back of the book, you'll find a helpful glossary of descriptive terms as well as complete answers to each quiz.
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