The Annotated Mona Lisa

The Annotated Mona Lisa

The Annotated Mona Lisa

Presents the history of art from prehistoric times to the present day, describes major artists and movements, and details the influence of art on society through the ages.

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Genre : Art
Author : Carol Strickland
Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
Release : 2007-10
Total Pages : 220 Pages
ISBN : 0740768727


The Annotated Mona Lisa

The Annotated Mona Lisa

A layman's guide to art history free from bogged down, convoluted theories provides the reader with a basic working knowledge of art and its influence on society, from ancient times to today. Simultaneous.

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Genre : Art
Author : Carol Strickland
Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
Release : 1992-06
Total Pages : 222 Pages
ISBN : 0836280059


The Annotated Arch

The Annotated Arch

Traces the historical and technological development of the arch from the ancient world to the twentieth century, and highlights the arches of the Colosseum, Chartres Cathedral, Monticello, and the Guggenheim Museum.

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Genre : Architecture
Author : Carol Strickland
Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
Release : 2001-04-11
Total Pages : 204 Pages
ISBN : 0740710249


Mona Lisa

Mona Lisa

What has made the Mona Lisa the most famous picture in the world? Why is it that, of all the 6,000 paintings in the Louvre, it is the only one to be exhibited in a special box, set in concrete and protected by two sheets of bulletproof glass? Why do thousands of visitors throng to see it every day, ignoring the masterpieces which surround it?

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Genre : Art
Author : Donald Sassoon
Publisher :
Release : 2001
Total Pages : 400 Pages
ISBN : UCSC:32106016263623


The Annotated Mona Lisa Third Edition

The Annotated Mona Lisa Third Edition

An illustrated tutorial of prehistoric to contemporary world art, from cave paintings to video art installations to digital and Internet media in an easy-to-understand format. This heavily illustrated crash course in art history is revised and updated from the second edition published in 2007. Featuring succinct page-length essays, instructive sidebars, and more than 300 photographs, The Annotated Mona Lisa: A Crash Course in Art History from Prehistoric to Present takes art education out of the realm of dreary textbooks, demystifies jargon and theory, and makes the history of art movements accessible to beginning art museum-goers - even at a cursory reading. From Stonehenge to the Guggenheim and from African art to Warhol, more than 25,000 years of art is distilled into five sections (prehistoric and medieval, renaissance and baroque, the nineteenth century, modern art, and contemporary art) covering a little more than 230 pages.

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Genre : Art
Author : Carol Strickland
Publisher : Annotated
Release : 2018-01-09
Total Pages : 232 Pages
ISBN : 1449482139


The Art Teacher S Book Of Lists

The Art Teacher S Book Of Lists

A revised and updated edition of the best-selling resource for art teachers This time-tested book is written for teachers who need accurate and updated information about the world of art, artists, and art movements, including the arts of Africa, Asia, Native America and other diverse cultures. The book is filled with tools, resources, and ideas for creating art in multiple media. Written by an experienced artist and art instructor, the book is filled with vital facts, data, readings, and other references, Each of the book's lists has been updated and the includes some 100 new lists Contains new information on contemporary artists, artwork, art movements, museum holdings, art websites, and more Offers ideas for dynamic art projects and lessons Diverse in its content, the book covers topics such as architecture, drawing, painting, graphic arts, photography, digital arts, and much more.

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Genre : Education
Author : Helen D. Hume
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2010-11-09
Total Pages : 416 Pages
ISBN : 0470877820


Art History For Dummies

Art History For Dummies

Art history is more than just a collection of dates and foreign-sounding names, obscure movements and arcane isms. Every age, for the last 50,000 years has left its unique imprint on the world, and from the first cave paintings to the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, from the Byzantine mosaics of the Hagia Sophia, to the graffiti-inspired paintings of Jean-Michel Basquiat, art history tells the story of our evolving notions of who and what we are and our place in the universe. Whether you’re an art enthusiast who’d like to know more about the history behind your favorite works and artists, or somebody who couldn’t tell a Titian and a De Kooning—but would like to—Art History For Dummies is for you. It takes you on a tour of thirty millennia of artistic expression, covering the artistic movements, major artists, and indispensable masterworks, and the world events and cultural trends that helped spawn them. With the help of stunning black-and-white photos throughout, and a sixteen-page gallery of color images, it covers: The rise and fall of classical art in Greece and Rome The differences between Renaissance art and Mannerism How the industrial revolution spawned Romanticism How and why Post-Impression branched off from Impressionism Constructivism, Dadaism, Surrealism and other 20th century isms What’s up with today’s eclectic art scene Art History For Dummies is an unbeatable reference for anyone who wants to understand art in its historical context.

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Genre : Art
Author : Jesse Bryant Wilder
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-02-14
Total Pages : 424 Pages
ISBN : 9781118051160


Approaches To Art In Education

Approaches To Art In Education

Covers foundations for art education, children's artistic development, suggested activities in various media, and program planning and evaluation.

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Genre : Art
Author : Laura H. Chapman
Publisher : Harcourt College Pub
Release : 1978
Total Pages : 444 Pages
ISBN : UVA:X000564449


The Illustrated Timeline Of Art History

The Illustrated Timeline Of Art History

From cave paintings to Jeff Koons--that’s where this stunningly illustrated history of art takes you. Filled with pictures of paintings, sculptures, museum artifacts, and architectural standouts, and a cross-cultural approach that encompasses European, American, Asian, and Islamic masterpieces, it proceeds on a thrilling visual tour. Carol Strickland--author of the bestselling Annotated Mona Lisa (300,000 copies sold)--serves as guide, and delivers superb background that sets the stage for each era’s timeline, as well as informative sidebars that reveal the broader implications of new styles and movements.

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Genre : Art
Author : Carol Strickland
Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
Release : 2006
Total Pages : 140 Pages
ISBN : 1402736037


Confrontational Ceramics

Confrontational Ceramics

"This book looks at the use of ceramics as a tool for confrontation, where artists use this ancient and most plastic of media to make provocative commentaries about the inequities of the human condition. It is a massive overview of the ceramic scene from this perspective, showcasing representative artist' work juxtaposed against their statements, to provide the contexts for the issues against which they rail."--[book cover].

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Genre : Art pottery
Author : Judith S. Schwartz
Publisher : Herbert Press
Release : 2008
Total Pages : 264 Pages
ISBN : UOM:39076002776727