Masterpieces in Pieces by Ingrid Swenson and Mary Auld
Ready to learn how to look at a masterpiece by taking it into pieces? This book will take you on an exciting art-themed journey, with paintings from all around the world and from different periods. Some of these masterpieces are famous, some may really surprise you.
From early cave paintings to Grayson Perry, see the exciting developments of art throughout history and look for connections that can be made across each masterpiece. This truly global collection will widen the eyes to many different cultures and approaches to art from across Europe, North and South America, Africa, Asia and Australia.
Features artwork by Kerry James Marshall, Georges Seurat, John Singer Sargent, Francisco de Goya, Su Hanchen, Andreas Gursky, Diego Rivera, Natalia Goncharova, Rembrandt, Cristóvão Estevão Canhavato, Faith Ringgold, Pablo Picasso, Ford Maddox Brown, Farrukh Beg, Dorothea Tanning, Zheng Zhong, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Henri Matisse, Vincent Van Gogh, Franz Marc, Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Wassily Kandinsky, Alice Neel, and many, many more.
- Age 9-11 and any art enthusiast
- 128 pages
- Size: 300 x 242 x 16 mm
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