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A history of pictures for children : from cave paintings to computer drawings

Hockney, David (author.). Gayford, Martin, 1952- (author.). Blake, Rose, 1987- (illustrator.). Hockney, David Abridgement of (work): History of pictures. (Added Author).

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Item details

  • ISBN: 1419732110
  • ISBN: 9781419732119
  • Physical Description: 128 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2018.

Contents / Notes

General Note: Abridged and adapted by Mary Richards from A history of pictures by David Hockney and Martin Gayford.
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Thinking about pictures -- Making marks -- Light and shadows -- Watch this space -- Mirrors and reflections -- Painting and photography -- Moving pictures -- The story goes on -- Timeline of inventions.
Summary, etc.: A History of Pictures takes young readers on an adventure through art history. From cave paintings to video games, this book shows how and why pictures have been made, linking art to the human experience. Hockney and Gayford explain each piece of art in the book, helping young minds to grasp difficult concepts. The book tracks the many twists and turns toward artistic invention, allowing readers to fully appreciate how and why art has changed and includes an illustrated timeline of inventions. All new illustrations by Rose Blake add a personal perspective on a wide variety of images. A History of Pictures will inspire creative minds and help them to understand the legacy of the pictures we see today. The book also includes a bibliography and index.
Subject: Art History Juvenile literature
Art History Juvenile literature
Art History
Genre: Illustrated works.
Instructional and educational works.
Juvenile works.
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