13 American Artists Children Should Know

13 American Artists Children Should Know

by Brad Finger
     
 

This lively introduction to some of the towering figures in American art will inspire children to dream, create, and think.
Who was Whistler's mother? Why did Georgia O'Keeffe paint all those flowers? How did Joseph Cornell create his incredible boxes? These questions and more are answered in this book on American artists designed to catch young readers'

Overview


This lively introduction to some of the towering figures in American art will inspire children to dream, create, and think.
Who was Whistler's mother? Why did Georgia O'Keeffe paint all those flowers? How did Joseph Cornell create his incredible boxes? These questions and more are answered in this book on American artists designed to catch young readers' attention and satisfy their unending curiosity. Each artist is featured in double-page spreads that are as unique as their subjects. Fascinating biographical portraits, interesting sidebars, and ideas to spark the imagination enhance exquisite reproductions of well-known works. Presented chronologically, these profiles are strung together by a continuous timeline that highlights world events that impacted the artists' work. Children and adults alike will find much to learn, savor, and enjoy in this colorful introduction that is both interactive and edifying--not to mention fun.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783791370361
Publisher:
Prestel Publishing
Publication date:
09/26/2010
Series:
13 Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
741,132
Product dimensions:
9.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

BRAD FINGER is an art historian based near Chicago, Illinois. He is the author of 13 Modern Artists Children Should Know (Prestel).

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