A Brief Illustrated History of Art

A Brief Illustrated History of Art

by David West


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'A Brief Illustrated History of Art' charts the history of art all the way from Prehistoric art through Classical art, through the Renaissance, to Cubism, Surrealism, and the modern art of today. With stunning stunning full-color images and illustrations, this beautiful book is sure to fascinate and charm the young reader.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781515725237
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2017
Series: A Brief Illustrated History
Edition description: Illustrate
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 1180L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

The ancient world : Egyptian art — The ancient world : Greek art — The ancient world : Roman art — Medieval art : Europe, Middle East, and North Africa — The rebirth of classical art : The Renaissance — Light, color and style : high Renaissance to mannerism — Dynamic grandeur to delicate elegance : Baroque and Rococo — Rediscovery and reaction : Neoclassicism and romanticism — Real life : realism, impressionism, and post-impressionism — Imagination and emotions : symbolism and expressionism — Modernism : Cubism and abstract art — Absurdity and the unconscious mind : Dada, surrealism, and abstract expressionism — Popular culture and optical illusion : pop and op art — Art today : postmodern and contemporary art.


A fascinating snapshot of the history of a topic in just one book; beautiful color photos, illustrations, and layout; suitable for a wide range of young readers for both interest and education; Glossary and index

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