Picasso

Picasso

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by Antony Mason
     
 

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This series introduces young readers to the world's most celebrated painters and sculptors. Each title assesses the achievement of the artist, focusing on his most famous works. Preliminary sketches and material are discussed. Hands-on projects allow the reader to experiment with the artist's techniques (example above). Picasso traces the life of the artist

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This series introduces young readers to the world's most celebrated painters and sculptors. Each title assesses the achievement of the artist, focusing on his most famous works. Preliminary sketches and material are discussed. Hands-on projects allow the reader to experiment with the artist's techniques (example above). Picasso traces the life of the artist from his childhood in southern Spain to his final years. Pictures specially commissioned for this book (example left) show where the artist lived and worked. The book discusses Picasso's achievements as a painter and sculptor, his relationships with other artists, and the enormous impact of his work on modern art.

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Children's Literature - Jessica Deutsch
In the company of Cezanne, da Vinci, Matisse, Michelangelo, Moró, Monet, and Van Gogh (the other artists included in this series), Picasso is revealed for all his genius, intrigue and range in this beautifully arranged book. Young readers familiar with the Internet will relate immediately to the "web-page" style in which each period of Picasso's life is laid out. And there is much to be learned about history, mood, color, and career as the eye (and mind) is shifted from fine detail to the "big picture" of a legend's life. Carefully orchestrated activities will encourage hands-on exploration that will challenge and excite even adolescent artists in their own "blue periods."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780606088459
Publisher:
San Val, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/1995
Series:
Famous Artists Ser.

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Picasso 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
i thought this book was pretty detailed and boring. I wouldn't recomend it to anyone else.