Art Up Close

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This fun, interactive book introduces works of art from around the world across all different eras of history, including an ancient Egyptian papyrus, a Byzantine mosaic, Renaissance frescoes, a medieval European tapestry, Arabic and Aztec manuscripts, Japanese woodblock prints, and Impressionist, Surrealist, and Cubist paintings. Full-colour reproductions of twenty-three works of art provide a rich hunting ground for over two hundred close-up details. Lift-the-flap keys at the end of the book provide intriguing facts about the works and the artists who created them. Young readers will learn how artistic expression has developed through the centuries and discover how looking at familiar images up close can reveal new insights into the world of art.
ISBN 9781616894214. Princeton Architectural Press.
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This fun, interactive book introduces works of art from around the world across all different eras of history, including an ancient Egyptian papyrus, a Byzantine mosaic, Renaissance frescoes, a medieval European tapestry, Arabic and Aztec manuscripts, Japanese woodblock prints, and Impressionist, Surrealist, and Cubist paintings. Full-colour reproductions of twenty-three works of art provide a rich hunting ground for over two hundred close-up details. Lift-the-flap keys at the end of the book provide intriguing facts about the works and the artists who created them. Young readers will learn how artistic expression has developed through the centuries and discover how looking at familiar images up close can reveal new insights into the world of art.
  • Subtitle
    From Ancient to Modern
  • Author
    Claire d'Harcourt
  • Publisher
    Princeton Architectural Press
  • Release
    June 2017
  • Binding
    hb
  • Format
    64 pages. 360 colour ills. 26.7 x 36.8 cm
  • Status for WholeSale
    in stock
  • Status for Website
    available
  • Date added
    June 2017