13 Artists Children Should Know

Description

Whether it's Leonardo da Vinci's mysterious Mona Lisa, Vermeer's vibrant depictions of light, Van Gogh's mesmerizing brush strokes, or Matisse's playful cutouts, the art featured here is introduced in a format and style that will appeal to children. The book proceeds chronologically, accompanied by a timeline to offer helpful historical context. Each artist's entry includes a concise biography, beautiful reproductions of major works, and lively texts that speak directly to young readers. Games, quizzes and other activities help readers learn about the significant contributions of each artist in a way that is both fun and inspiring. Additional information about museums, suggestions for further reading, and online resources will satisfy the most curious minds.

Details

Author(s)
Angela Wenzel
For ages
12-17
Format
Hardback | 48 pages
Dimensions
240 x 280 x 12.7mm | 612.35g
Publication date
12 Apr 2009
Publisher
PRESTEL
Publication City/Country
Munich, Germany
Language
English
Illustrations note
60 Illustrations, color
ISBN10
3791341731
ISBN13
9783791341736
Bestsellers rank
15,098