The Handy Art History Answer Book (The Handy Answer Book Series)

Madelynn Dickerson

The significant paintings items, most vital artists, and demanding creative hobbies from 35,000 BCE to at the present time are gathered jointly during this easy-to-read source on paintings heritage. It leads you on a travel from the fundamentals and beginnings of artwork to a few of the instructions that artwork is heading this present day. You’ll not just find out about work, but in addition another medium that you can imagine, together with sculpture, structure, pottery, images, set up paintings, or even movie and games. The approximately one hundred fifty colour pictures illustrate inventive ideas and spotlight very important and remarkable artworks.

Loaded with 800 questions and solutions on artwork ideas, thoughts, fabrics, varieties, colours and types, hobbies, faculties of concepts, evolution and which means, The convenient artwork background resolution publication is an interesting trip around the globe and during the a while. Why do Egyptian figures have left toes? what's the distinction among weaving and tapestry? What occurred to the Venus de Milo's palms? what's thought of appealing in Islamic artwork? how are you going to realize "a Michelangelo"? what's the importance of the Aztec eagle-man? How did Cezanne “astonish Paris with apples”? what's the distinction among artwork Nouveau and artwork Deco? Why do Jeff Koons’s balloon animals promote for thousands of dollars?

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