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Art: An A-Z Guide
ISBN: 9780531117293
Author: Greenway, Shirley
Publisher: Children's Press(CT)
Published: September 2000
Retail: $34.00    OUR PRICE: $2.99
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Binding Type: Library Binding
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Annotation: - Sidebars featuring a brief biography of the artist's life- Index
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Art; Dictionaries, Juvenile.
Art; History; Dictionaries, Juvenile.
Art; Dictionaries.
Dewey: 703
LCCN: 00024899
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 7-9, Age 12-14
Book type: Juvenile Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 0.52" H x 11.20" L x 8.87" W 128 pages
Bargain Category: Middle School, High School, Art/Music
Grade level(s): 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
- Sidebars featuring a brief biography of the artist's life- Index
Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2001 April)
Gr 6 Up-Greenway highlights 59 terms that are important "to a discussion and understanding of art." Each term is richly illustrated with examples. While there are familiar paintings, there are also lesser-known works. For example, "Expressionism" is illustrated with Vincent van Gogh's The Starry Night and Edvard Munch's Girls on a Bridge. Sidebars highlight individual artists. Occasionally, the alphabetical framework seems contrived, but the text is succinct and the full-color photographs and reproductions, often several per concept, are lush and informative. For example, under "Decorative Arts," text and illustrations consider work from ancient Egypt, 11th-century Peru, and 19th- and 20th-century Europe and the U.S. Although art from Africa, Asia, and India is included, most of the illustrations feature Western art. An excellent introduction to art terms.-Laura Younkin, Ballard High School, Louisville, KY Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.