Como hablar de arte a los ninos

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Anticipating how kids react to paintings by artists as diverse as Botticelli, Vermeer, Degas, Chagall, and Pollack, this resource for adults who want children to love and understand art prepares them for the types of questions kids ask. Providing parents and teachers with valuable tips for making any visit to a museum with children a success, this guide offers a great primer or refresher course on art history, allowing adults to confidently answer common questions, such as why some paintings are signed and others...

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Overview

Anticipating how kids react to paintings by artists as diverse as Botticelli, Vermeer, Degas, Chagall, and Pollack, this resource for adults who want children to love and understand art prepares them for the types of questions kids ask. Providing parents and teachers with valuable tips for making any visit to a museum with children a success, this guide offers a great primer or refresher course on art history, allowing adults to confidently answer common questions, such as why some paintings are signed and others are not, some pictures are small and others are very large, and why the Dutch paint so much fruit. Questions and answers about 30 well-known paintings provide historical background, explain genres such as still life and portrait, and demystify religious and mythological themes. Color-coded tabs let adults flip to sections appropriate to the ages of their children.
 
Anticipando como los niños reaccionarán a pinturas de artistas tan diversos como Botticelli, Vermeer, Degas, Chagall, y Pollack, este recurso para adultos que quieren que sus niños amen y comprendan arte les prepara para los tipos de cuestiones que los niños les preguntarán. Proveyendo a los padres y maestros con consejos valiosos para que cualquier visita al museo sea exitoso, esta guía ofrece un repaso de la historia de arte, permitiendo que los adultos responden con confianza a preguntas comunes, como por qué algunas pinturas son firmadas y otras no, algunos dibujos son pequeños y los otros muy grandes, y por qué los holandeses pintan bastante fruta. Las preguntas y respuestas sobre 30 pinturas bien-conocidas proveen el fondo histórico, explican los géneros como los retratos, y aclaran los temas religiosos y mitológicos. Las fichas de colores permiten que los adultos vayan a las secciones apropiadas para las edades de sus hijos.

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Editorial Reviews

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"Tackles what might be some highbrow stuff for kids age 5 to 10 . . . in a simple, smart way."  —Chicago Tribune, on the English edition

"An excellent resource for art gallery or museum visits." —BC Parent, on the English edition

"A wonderful guide."  —Omaha World-Herald, on the English edition

"A simple, easy-to-use primer."  —NEA Today, on the English edition

"An accessible entrance to usher children into the world of art, specifically preparing them for museum visits and any questions."  —Violet, on the English edition

"A primer on art history and valuable tips to make a visit to a museum with children a success."  —Treasure Valley Family, on the English edition

"Provides many ideas to help make that visit to the art museum a pleasant experience for everyone."  —Chicago Parent, on the English edition

"Takes a great idea and executes it effectively."  —Kliatt, on the English edition

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788496431423
  • Publisher: Editorial Nerea
  • Publication date: 4/1/2009
  • Language: Spanish
  • Series: Como Hablar de... a Los Ninos Series
  • Edition description: Spanish-language Edition
  • Pages: 190
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Françoise Barbe-Gall is a lecturer in art history at l'Ecole du Louvre in Paris, France.

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