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The Renaissance
     

The Renaissance

by Richard Spilsbury
 

What brought about the Renaissance revolution in art? Where did Renaissance art flourish? Did Renaissance artists become famous in their lifetimes? 'The Renaissance' answers all these questions. It also discusses how a revival of interest in the classical world inspired a new approach to art, describes the developments that took place in art during the Renaissance

Overview

What brought about the Renaissance revolution in art? Where did Renaissance art flourish? Did Renaissance artists become famous in their lifetimes? 'The Renaissance' answers all these questions. It also discusses how a revival of interest in the classical world inspired a new approach to art, describes the developments that took place in art during the Renaissance period, and examines how Renaissance artists created lifelike paintings and sculptures. 'Art on the Wall' is an exciting and informative series that explores a range of art movements and styles. Each title in the series looks at the history behind the movement and discusses the techniques used by its artists. The text is supported with stunning paintings and other artworks that illustrate each art style. The titles also include biographies of well-known artists and try-it-yourself activities that encourage readers to create their works of art using the techniques of the movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781432913724
Publisher:
Heinemann-Raintree
Publication date:
07/01/2008
Series:
Art on the Wall Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
11 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

Richard Spilsbury is an experienced author of nonfiction books for young people. He has written about a wide range of topics including science, nature, and history.

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