Great Art in 30 Seconds: 30 awesome art topics for curious kids

Great Art in 30 Seconds: 30 awesome art topics for curious kids


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Great Art in 30 Seconds: 30 awesome art topics for curious kids by Wesley Robins, Susie Hodge

Everything you ever wanted to know about great art in just 30 seconds!

Jam-packed with fast facts, mini missions, and engaging artwork, this informative book takes kids on an exciting tour of some of the most famous art movements, artists and works of art from prehistoric to the 21st century.

From ancient civilizations to modern art, 30 fascinating topics are covered in 30-seconds summaries, 3-second soundbites, and 3-minute active missions making this the perfect book for youngsters interested in art!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781782406082
Publisher: Ivy Kids
Publication date: 03/05/2018
Series: Kids 30 Seconds Series
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 547,615
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Wesley Robins is an award-winning illustrator, with a degree in Illustration and Animation from Kingston University, London.

Susie Hodge MA FRSA has written over 100 books on art, art history, history and artistic techniques, including the bestselling Why Your Five Year Old Could Not Have Done That, The Short Story of Art and How to Survive Modern Art. In addition she hosts lectures, talks and practical workshops, and regularly appears on television and radio talks and documentaries on everything to do with art.

Table of Contents

About this book 6

What Makes Great Art? 8

Glossary 10

What is art? 12

Why does art matter? 14

What makes art valuable? 16

Early Art 18

Glossary 20

Prehistoric art 22

Ancient Egyptian art 24

Ancient Greek art 26

Ancient Roman art 28

Byzantine art 30

Aztec art 32

Renaissance to Rococo 34

Glossary 36

Early and High Renaissance art 38

Northern Renaissance art 40

Mannerist art 42

Baroque art 44

Rococo art 46

Neoclassicism to Post-Impressionism 48

Glossary 50

Neoclassicism and Romanticism 52

Landscape and Realism 54

Ukiyo-e 56

Impressionism 58

Post-Impressionism 60

Modern Art 62

Glossary 64

Expressionism 66

Cubism 68

Futurism 70

Dada 72

Surrealism 74

Abstract Expressionism 76

Pop art 78

Minimalism 80

Contemporary Art 82

Glossary 84

Land art 86

Conceptualism 88

New media art 90

Discover more 92

Index 94

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