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Sep 21, 2009
| ISBN 9780756655112
| 7-11 years
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Sep 21, 2009 | ISBN 9780756655112 | 7-11 years
Welcome to the greatest gallery on Earth. Put yourself in the picture with this incredible visual guide displaying the best artistic works of all time. You’re the very special guest with unlimited access to the world’s most important art through the ages, from ancient cave paintings to modern-day street art.
On your journey through time, you’ll see a wealth of valuable art, including Egyptian tomb paintings, Roman frescoes, Byzantine mosaics, and Chinese porcelain. Special attention is given to art from different eras, such as Aboriginal Dreamtime, Renaissance period, impressionism, contemporary art, and much, much more. Watch the progression of artistic styles and techniques, such as oil painting, watercolor, pastels, and sculpture. Leonardo da Vinci, Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Frida Kahlo, Jackson Pollock, and Andy Warhol are just some of the big names from the past and present featured inside. Every talent’s work is showcased through a signature piece supported by illuminating text, giving you a unique tour of each prestigious work of art.
Budding artists, this is all the inspiration you need to make your own masterpiece.
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