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Encyclopedia of Art for Young People

Encyclopedia of Art for Young People
 

An eight-volume set, arranged chronologically, that celebrates the rich history of art. Using full-color reproductions of well-known masterpieces and with a coverage of the life and times of pivotal artists, it provides a reference for the general student of art, and an introduct... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780791094778
Barcode 9780791094778
Published 30 May 2008 by Chelsea House
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Kwint, Marius
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ISBN-13 9780791094778
ISBN-10 0791094774
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Status Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Chelsea House
Imprint Chelsea House Publishers
Publication Date 30 May 2008
International Publication Date 15 November 2007
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Kwint, Marius
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
The Arts (Visual, Performing, Music)
Reference Works
Number of Pages 8
Dimensions Width: 216mm
Height: 279mm
Spine: 104mm
Weight 5,239g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
Library of Congress Art - History
NBS Text Young Adult General Interest & Leisure
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code 703
Catalogue Code Not specified

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Encyclopedia of Art for Young People is an eight-volume set, arranged chronologically, that celebrates the rich history of art in an appealing and accessible format. Using full-color reproductions of well-known masterpieces and in-depth coverage of the life and times of pivotal artists, this colorful new work provides a solid first reference for the general student of art and a captivating introduction to the wealth of visual imagery that surrounds us.The special feature boxes include: Inside the Artist, focusing on achievements of particular artists; Schools and Movements, identifying artistic movements within that time period; Tools and Techniques, looking at the artist's materials; Masterpiece, providing a keen analysis of a particular work or collection; and Connections, examining key stylistic influences among cultures or individual artists.The final volume includes the comprehensive set index, while each individual volume contains a glossary and valuable references.The eight volumes are: Volume 1: Ancient and Classical Art ; Volume 2: Medieval Art ; Volume 3: Renaissance Art ; Volume 4: Baroque and Neoclassical Art ; Volume 5: 19th-Century Art ; Volume 6: Early 20th-Century Art ; Volume 7: Contemporary Art ; and Volume 8: World Art .

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