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Looking at pictures: an introduction to art for young people

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Harry N. Abrams,
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Combining clear, entertaining prose, imaginative layouts, and stunning color reproductions of some of the world's greatest paintings, Looking at Pictures teaches children to enjoy and respond to art on their own. Educator Joy Richardson introduces and explains twelve major themes in the study of art. From the treatment of light and the use of color to the tricks of perspective, she leads children on a journey of discovery through the basic concepts and vocabulary of painting. Each section focuses on one key work, which is reproduced in a full-page colorplate. Ingeniously chosen color details and a wealth of other illustrations amplify the discussion. Drawing on the incomparable collection of the National Gallery, London, Looking at Pictures features works by Van Eyck, Leonardo, Rembrandt, Constable, Cezanne, Matisse, and Picasso, among others. Outstanding illustrator Charlotte Voake's delightful watercolors, inspired by elements in the paintings, add humor and charm to this unusual introduction to art.
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subject_facet Art appreciation, National Gallery (Great Britain), Painting
title_display Looking at pictures : an introduction to art for young people
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