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Why is art full of naked people? & Other Vital Questions About Art

Why is art full of naked people? & Other Vital Questions About Art
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Why is art full of naked people? & Other Vital Questions About Art
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  • ISBN: 9780500650806
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Artists ask questions when they make art and viewers ask questions when they look at art. This gently provocative book provides an engaging way for young people to start asking and answering questions for themselves. Why is art full of naked people? is structured around 22 questions, each one tackled over two spreads. The opening spread explores the question and answer, inviting the reader to study a full-bleed image of an important artwork. The second spread shows a selection of work on the theme from across history, showing how art can run with an idea to hugely different ends. The tone of the text is fresh and informal but not flippant.

Table of Contents

Are stick men art?: Cave painting Are there any ugly sculptures?: Greek and Roman sculpture Why do paintings need frames?: Who looks at art? Why is everything flat?: Painting in the Middle Ages Why is art full of naked people?: Renaissance art and the body What s the story?: Romanticism and narrative Who are all these people?: Portraiture What s with all the fruit?: Still lifes Why paint so many fields?: Landscapes Is it meant to be blurry?: Impressionism Is it finished?: Artists work-in- progress What is it exactly?: Abstract art Is it upside-down?: Cubism That s just weird: Surrealism Is that it?: Minimalism Do artists ever copy each other?: Pop art My kid sister could do that!: Conceptual art What s the point?: Why art matters Why is art so expensive?: The value of art Is it good or bad?: The art world Why do I have to be quiet in a gallery?: Installations and performance art Who s who and location of artworks

'The question bubbles recur throughout the book, encouraging a child to dip in as the mood takes them, and helping them stimulate and support their thinking.' --The Independent

'Primarily aimed at children, this absorbing and entertaining book from the always interesting Susie Hodge, regular contributor to The Artist, sets out to answer the sort of questions many adults would like to ask as well' --The Artist

'A humorous look at the world of art, it makes a welcome addition to the class or school library! --North Somerset Teachers Book Award
Autor HODGE, Susie
An apariţie 2016
Editura Thames & Hudson
Nr pagini 96
Dimensiuni 26.3 x 19 cm
Format Hardback
Cuvinte cheie: hodge susie