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Books > Children's & Educational > The arts > Art, fine art, decorative arts > History of art & art styles

Artists Workshop: Animals (Hardcover): Clare Roundhill, Penny King Artists Workshop: Animals (Hardcover)
Clare Roundhill, Penny King; Illustrated by Lindy Norton; Photographs by Peter Millard
R62 Discovery Miles 620 Ships in 12 - 17 working days
Art Revolutions Cubism (Hardcover): Art Revolutions Cubism (Hardcover)
R290 R225 Discovery Miles 2 250 Save R65 (22%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

An in-depth look at Cubism, a major art movement of the 20th century, in which Picasso, Braque and Duchamp pictured the world as a jigsaw of geometric shapes, painted from several viewpoints at the same time, and were fascinated by ways of depicting motion within a still painting.

At the Time of Warhol (Hardcover): Antony Mason At the Time of Warhol (Hardcover)
Antony Mason
R320 R275 Discovery Miles 2 750 Save R45 (14%) Out of stock

This exciting new series introduces the reader to art movements that have influenced the world. Different artists are studied, with the movements with which they are associated and the times in which they lived and worked. This series employs a multi-cultural approach, dealing with art from around the world, looking at how different cultures, countries and eras have had their own influence on the most celebrated art movements. Starting with movements such as Abstract Expressionism, it goes on to explore Pop art, Action painting, Post Modern through to Minimal and Conceptual art. This title looks at all aspects of late 20th century art through to the present day. Taking artists such as Damien Hirst, Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol as a starting point, this title looks at how the art of the late twentieth century was influenced by earlier movements and how artists were influenced by other countries, cultures and eras.

Picasso (Paperback): Peter Harrison Picasso (Paperback)
Peter Harrison
R135 R116 Discovery Miles 1 160 Save R19 (14%) Out of stock

This series acts as an introduction to the key works of famous artists. This title traces the relationship between Picasso's life and his work. His famous masterpieces are shown in close-up to provide information on his creative method and techniques. This text puts the artist's work into a historical and personal context whilst exploring his technique.

Famous lives: Vincent van Gogh (Hardcover): Famous lives: Vincent van Gogh (Hardcover)
R320 R275 Discovery Miles 2 750 Save R45 (14%) Out of stock

When he was working, Vincent was unknown, and he sold only a handful of paintings. At the beginning of the 21st century however, he is one of the world's most popular artists, and his paintings regularly sell for many millions of pounds. an artist, the many different places in which he lived, the relationship he had with his family, and his work as an artist. It also describes the struggles he had, coping with poverty and mental illness.

Action! - Movement in Art (Hardcover): Anne Civardi Action! - Movement in Art (Hardcover)
Anne Civardi
R320 R275 Discovery Miles 2 750 Save R45 (14%) Out of stock

Artists have used many different tricks and techniques to capture movement in their paintings or sculptures. This wonderfully attractive book explores these by looking at a wide variety of art including works by Seurat, Delacroix, van Gogh, Monet, Hokusai, Turner, Jackson Pollock, Escher, Vasarely, Delauney and Munch. Inspired by the method used in galleries and museums in talking about art with children, readers are invited to look at the works and think about what the artists have done and why. Details in the works are pointed out and questions are posed for readers to think about. Outline information about the artists and the works (including a graphic representation of the works' relative sizes) are provided at the back of the book. A glossary and index are included. Ideal for curriculum work at KS2 and KS3, these books will inspire readers of 9-12 to look at art in new ways.

Look at Me - Self Portraits in Art (Hardcover): Ruth Thomson Look at Me - Self Portraits in Art (Hardcover)
Ruth Thomson
R320 R275 Discovery Miles 2 750 Save R45 (14%) Out of stock

Artists create self-portraits to show themselves as they want to be seen. This wonderfully attractive book explores the various ways they have done this by looking at a wide variety of art including works by Norman Rockwell, Rembrandt, van Gogh, Hogarth, Stanley Spencer, Rosalba Carriera, Durer, Frida Kahlo, Rousseau, Chagall, Peter Blake, Mignard, Andy Warhol, Wanda Wulz and Paolozzi. Inspired by the method used in galleries and museums in talking about art with children, readers are invited to look at the works and think about what the artists have done and why. Details in the works are pointed out and questions are posed for readers to think about. Outline information about the artists and the works (including a graphic representation of the works' relative sizes) are provided at the back of the book. A glossary and index are included. Ideal for curriculum work at KS2 and KS3, these books will inspire readers of 9-12 to look at art in new ways.

Families - Relationships in Art (Hardcover): Ruth Thomson Families - Relationships in Art (Hardcover)
Ruth Thomson
R320 R275 Discovery Miles 2 750 Save R45 (14%) Out of stock

In making images of families, artists choose to depict them in particular colours, settings, groups and poses to show something special about their relationships. This wonderfully attractive book explores these choices by looking at a wide variety of art including works by Rubens, David Hockney, Henry Moore, Stanley Spencer, Cranach the Elder, Mary Cassatt, Renoir, Peale, Gaugin, Matisse, Munch, Ford Maddox Brown and Jan Steen. Inspired by the method used in galleries and museums in talking about art with children, readers are invited to look at the works and think about what the artists have done and why. Details in the works are pointed out and questions are posed for readers to think about. Outline information about the artists and the works (including a graphic representation of the works' relative sizes) are provided at the back of the book. A glossary and index are included. Ideal for curriculum work at KS2 and KS3, these books will inspire readers of 9-12 to look at art in new ways.

Place and Space - Landscapes in Art (Hardcover): Leo Thomson Place and Space - Landscapes in Art (Hardcover)
Leo Thomson
R320 R275 Discovery Miles 2 750 Save R45 (14%) Out of stock

Artists have pictured landscapes all over the world, at various times of day, in all weathers, and in every season. This wonderfully attractive book explores what they have seen, thought and felt in landscapes by looking at a wide variety of art including works by O'Keeffe, Magritte, Rubens, Martin, Hobbema, Altdorfer, Delauney, David Hockney, Hokusai, Turner, Seurat, van Gogh, Homer, Nash, Stella and Crali. Inspired by the method used in galleries and museums in talking about art with children, readers are invited to look at the works and think about what the artists have done and why. Details in the works are pointed out and questions are posed for readers to think about. Outline information about the artists and the works (including a graphic representation of the works' relative sizes) are provided at the back of the book. A glossary and index are included. Ideal for curriculum work at KS2 and KS3, these books will inspire readers of 9-12 to look at art in new ways.

Discover Paintings Grisly Gruesome (Hardcover, New Ed): Discover Paintings Grisly Gruesome (Hardcover, New Ed)
R290 R244 Discovery Miles 2 440 Save R46 (16%) Out of stock

A thought-provoking series, created in conjunction with the National Gallery, London, comparing and contrasting paintings on a particular theme. Each title contains intriguing facts, questions about pictures and painters, and observation games and activities.

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