How to Talk to Children About Art

How to Talk to Children About Art

Book - 2005
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The first children's art book for grown-ups. In everyday language this handyittle book shows how to explain to children what to look for and how tonjoy paintings as diverse as a Renaissance religious scene and a Jacksonollock. How to Talk to Children about Art examines thirty paintings by greatrtists, from the early Renaissance to the present day, in galleries aroundhe world. The book gives examples of the kinds of questions a child mightsk about the paintings, and provides straightforward answers. 'Who are theeople in this painting?' 'Why has the artist used those colours?' 'How didhe artist choose what to paint?' The book demystifies art appreciation andeveals that the simplest questions can be among the most pertinent. There islenty that will stimulate children's interest in art and enlighten grown-upsoo.
Publisher: London : 2005
ISBN: 9780711223882
Branch Call Number: ANF 372.5044 BARB
Characteristics: 184 p. : ill. ; 21 cm


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