In this fun and accessible book, children are encouraged to look at paintings in a whole variety of ways. Each spread focuses on a different perspective with 14 perspectives in all. A simple text describes each painting, and children are encouraged to answer questions about the images.
Gillian Wolfe CBE is Director of Learning and Public Affairs at Dulwich Picture Gallery, one of the most renowned private collections in the UK. She also works as a freelance consultant, and has lectured all over the world. Her previous art books for children include My First Art Book, winner of the Parent Choice Silver Honour Award, USA; and Art Activity Book and Children's Art Book, both winners of the Gulbenkian Prize for Best Museum Publications of the Year. Her titles with Frances Lincoln include Look! Zoom in on Art, which won the English Association's Award for the best children's non-fiction book, Look! Body Language in Art, Look! Seeing the Light in Art and Look! Drawing the Line in Art. In 1995, Gillian was awarded an MBE and in 2005 the CBE for services to Arts Education. She lives in South London.
... an ideal introduction to 18 paintings by artists from Bruegel to Bridget Riley
Independent on Sunday
Using 18 eclectically assembled paintings, the author propels the reader to look from different viewpoints ... and at different aspects ... pages at the back of the book tell readers more about the individual artist and where their work can be found
This book has a wonderfully uncluttered look at the quality of the paper.helps each picture shine out of the pages.
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