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An Eye for Art

Focusing on Great Artists and Their Work

by National Gallery of Art

eBook

1 of 1 copy available

Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of full-color images, this family-oriented art resource introduces children to more than 50 great artists and their work, with corresponding activities and explorations that inspire artistic development, focused looking, and creative writing. This treasure trove of artwork from the National Gallery of Art includes, among others, works by Raphael, Rembrandt, Georgia O'Keeffe, Henri Matisse, Chuck Close, Jacob Lawrence, Pablo Picasso, and Alexander Calder, representing a wide range of artistic styles and techniques. Written by museum educators with decades of hands-on experience in both art-making activities and making art relatable to children, the activities include sculpting a clay figure inspired by Edgar Degas; drawing an object from touch alone, inspired by Joan Miro's experience as an art student; painting a double-sided portrait with one side reflecting physical traits and the other side personality traits, inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's Ginevra de' Benci; and creating a story based on a Mary Cassatt painting. Educators, homeschoolers, and families alike will find their creativity sparked by this art extravaganza.


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Publisher: Chicago Review Press

Kindle Book

  • Release date: September 1, 2013

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781613749005
  • Release date: September 1, 2013

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781613749005
  • File size: 9366 KB
  • Release date: September 1, 2013

PDF eBook

  • ISBN: 9781613748985
  • File size: 39122 KB
  • Release date: September 1, 2013

1 of 1 copy available

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook
PDF eBook

Languages

English

Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of full-color images, this family-oriented art resource introduces children to more than 50 great artists and their work, with corresponding activities and explorations that inspire artistic development, focused looking, and creative writing. This treasure trove of artwork from the National Gallery of Art includes, among others, works by Raphael, Rembrandt, Georgia O'Keeffe, Henri Matisse, Chuck Close, Jacob Lawrence, Pablo Picasso, and Alexander Calder, representing a wide range of artistic styles and techniques. Written by museum educators with decades of hands-on experience in both art-making activities and making art relatable to children, the activities include sculpting a clay figure inspired by Edgar Degas; drawing an object from touch alone, inspired by Joan Miro's experience as an art student; painting a double-sided portrait with one side reflecting physical traits and the other side personality traits, inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's Ginevra de' Benci; and creating a story based on a Mary Cassatt painting. Educators, homeschoolers, and families alike will find their creativity sparked by this art extravaganza.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Chicago Review Press

    Kindle Book
    Release date: September 1, 2013

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781613749005
    Release date: September 1, 2013

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781613749005
    File size: 9366 KB
    Release date: September 1, 2013

    PDF eBook
    ISBN: 9781613748985
    File size: 39122 KB
    Release date: September 1, 2013

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  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
    PDF eBook
  • Languages
    English