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Author Dickins, Rosie.

Title The Usborne book of art / Rosie Dickins ; edited by Jane Chisholm ; Americanization editor, Carrie Armstrong.

Publication Info. [Tulsa, Okla.] : [EDC], 2006.
2005

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Coal City PL Stacks - CCBB-2  SCH 709 DIC    AVAILABLE
 Schmaling Memorial Lib Juvenile Non-Fiction - FULG-7  J 759.05 DIC    AVAILABLE
Description 196 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Originally published : London : Usborne, 2005.
"Internet-linked."
Contents What is art? -- Looking at paintings -- Story paintings -- Portraits -- Landscapes -- Still lifes -- What is modern art? -- Looking at modern art -- Ancient and medieval art: Before 1400: Art and magic -- Classical art -- Patterns and monsters -- Saints and sinners -- Wilton Diptych -- Art and prayer -- Courtly delight -- Renaissance: 1400 to 1600: Making it real -- Born again -- Renaissance portraits -- Arnolfini portrait -- Fresh look -- Telling stories -- Venus and Mars -- Outdoor scenes -- Baroque and Rococo: 1600 to 1800: Dramatic art -- Supper at Emmaus -- Wars of religion -- Fit for a king -- Peace and war -- Town and country -- Everyday life -- Making arrangements -- Flights of fancy -- High society -- Vacation snapshots -- Revolution: 1800 to 1900: Making history -- Sun and storm -- Dreams and legends -- City life -- Rain, steam and speed -- Great outdoors -- Colorful views -- Getting away from it all -- Breaking away: 1900 to 1914: Running wild 100 -- Express yourself -- Seeing things differently -- Les Demoiselles -- Bright lights, big city -- Into the future -- Shapes and colors -- Dreams and conflicts: 1914 to 1945: Going to war -- Travoys arriving -- World gone mad -- In your dreams -- Building the future -- Power of persuasion -- Aftermath -- New directions: 1945 to 1969: New York, New York -- Shaping up -- On the streets -- Being popular -- Bigger Splash -- Famous faces -- Anything goes: 1970 onward: Beyond the frame -- Cold dark matter -- Outside the gallery -- Religious visions -- Model relationships -- Taking pictures -- Me, myself and I -- Behind the scenes: Artists' materials -- Tricks of the trade -- Preserving pictures -- Fame and fortune -- Faking it --Timeline -- About the artists.
Summary An introduction to the history of art from ancient times to the beginning of the twenty-first century with Internet links.
Note Includes index.
Subject Art appreciation -- Juvenile literature.
Art -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Art -- Computer network resources -- Juvenile literature.
Art appreciation.
Art -- History.
Art -- Computer network resources.
Added Author Chisholm, Jane (Photographer)
Armstrong, Carrie.
ISBN 0794512224 hardcover
9780794512224 hardcover

 
    
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