The Annotated Mona Lisa

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The Annotated Mona Lisa

The Annotated Mona Lisa
  • Author : Carol Strickland,John Boswell
  • Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Release : 2007-10
  • ISBN : 9780740768729
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Presents the history of art from prehistoric times to the present day, describes major artists and movements, and details the influence of art on society through the ages.

The Annotated Mona Lisa, Third Edition

The Annotated Mona Lisa, Third Edition
  • Author : Carol Strickland
  • Publisher : Annotated
  • Release : 2018-01-09
  • ISBN : 9781449482138
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

An illustrated tutorial of prehistoric to contemporary world art, from cave paintings to video art installations to digital and Internet media in an easy-to-understand format. This heavily illustrated crash course in art history is revised and updated from the second edition published in 2007. Featuring succinct page-length essays, instructive sidebars, and more than 300 photographs, The Annotated Mona Lisa: A Crash Course in Art History from Prehistoric to Present takes art education out of the realm of dreary textbooks, demystifies jargon and theory, and makes the history of art movements accessible to beginning art museum-goers - even at a cursory reading. From Stonehenge to the Guggenheim and from African art to Warhol, more than 25,000 years of art is distilled into five sections (prehistoric and medieval, renaissance and baroque, the nineteenth century, modern art, and contemporary art) covering a little more than 230 pages.

The Annotated Arch

The Annotated Arch
  • Author : Carol Strickland,Amy Handy
  • Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Release : 2001-04-11
  • ISBN : 9780740710247
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Traces the historical and technological development of the arch from the ancient world to the twentieth century, and highlights the arches of the Colosseum, Chartres Cathedral, Monticello, and the Guggenheim Museum.

The Art Teacher's Book of Lists

The Art Teacher's Book of Lists
  • Author : Helen D. Hume
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 2010-11-09
  • ISBN : 9780470877821
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

A revised and updated edition of the best-selling resource for art teachers This time-tested book is written for teachers who need accurate and updated information about the world of art, artists, and art movements, including the arts of Africa, Asia, Native America and other diverse cultures. The book is filled with tools, resources, and ideas for creating art in multiple media. Written by an experienced artist and art instructor, the book is filled with vital facts, data, readings, and other references, Each of the book's lists has been updated and the includes some 100 new lists Contains new information on contemporary artists, artwork, art movements, museum holdings, art websites, and more Offers ideas for dynamic art projects and lessons Diverse in its content, the book covers topics such as architecture, drawing, painting, graphic arts, photography, digital arts, and much more.

Is Your Cat Gay?

Is Your Cat Gay?
  • Author : Charles Kreloff,Patty Brown
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2008-06-17
  • ISBN : 9781439104347
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Have you ever found yourself pondering your cat's sexual preference? Perhaps the answer lies within these pages.

Cave Paintings to Picasso

Cave Paintings to Picasso
  • Author : Henry M. Sayre
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release : 2004-08-26
  • ISBN : 9780811837675
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

From prehistoric cave paintings to the Mona Lisa, from Nefertiti to Andy Warhol's Big Campbell's Soup Can 19, this book pairs full-color reproductions of 50 of the world's most celebrated masterpieces with brief, kid-accessible stories about how they were made, who made them and where they fit in the fascinating history of art. Featuring art from Europe, Africa, Asia, and America, organized chronologically, and including timelines and a glossary of art terms, this book is a wonderful overview of art and culture through the ages.

Art of the Western World

Art of the Western World
  • Author : Bruce Cole,Adelheid M. Gealt
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 1991-12-15
  • ISBN : 0671747282
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Traces the history of Western art from its classical roots up to the present day, and integrates the works of each period with the history, values, and ideals that gave birth to them

The Illustrated Timeline of Art History

The Illustrated Timeline of Art History
  • Author : Carol Strickland
  • Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Release : 2006
  • ISBN : 9781402736032
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

From cave paintings to Jeff Koons--that’s where this stunningly illustrated history of art takes you. Filled with pictures of paintings, sculptures, museum artifacts, and architectural standouts, and a cross-cultural approach that encompasses European, American, Asian, and Islamic masterpieces, it proceeds on a thrilling visual tour. Carol Strickland--author of the bestselling Annotated Mona Lisa (300,000 copies sold)--serves as guide, and delivers superb background that sets the stage for each era’s timeline, as well as informative sidebars that reveal the broader implications of new styles and movements.

Art

Art
  • Author : Stephen Farthing
  • Publisher : Universe Publishing
  • Release : 2010
  • ISBN : 0789318334
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Presents a chronological look at the history of art through the examination of great works, from prehistoric cave paintings to contemporary installation art pieces.

Art For All Ages

Art For All Ages
  • Author : Corinne Miller Schaff
  • Publisher : Top Reads Publishing, LLC
  • Release : 2020-01-07
  • ISBN : 1970107103
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

“A valuable resource for learning or renewing your art skills... With the book as a guide, my granddaughter and I enjoyed painting watercolors together. Cori Schaff makes the fundamentals fun.” -Carol Strickland, PHD, author of The Annotated Mona Lisa: A crash course in Art History from Prehistoric to Post-Modern The world is becoming more visual, inspired by technology that continually provides more ways to communicate visually. New opportunities call on us to improve our visual literacy. That means understanding what we see and being able to communicate it, the very skills this book is designed to help you acquire. Art for All Ages is unique in that it combines quality ”how-to” art instruction with self-discovery in three integrated parts: Recipes for Success The activity lessons in Art for All Ages are time-tested—selected from visual curriculum the author developed over 35-years teaching art in public schools, and privately to adults and multi-generational groups of all ages. Art history is an important component, seamlessly available within the lessons. Essential Ingredients Each Recipe for Success calls for its own Essential Ingredient, one or more art skills that you will use to complete the Recipe’s activity. Adults and adults along with children can dive into the book at any point to find inspiration, choose activities, and acquire skills in fun, “user-friendly” ways. Self-Discovery The author is passionate about nurturing the artists’ experience: an energized focus, feelings of reconnection, and centeredness that are, above all, therapeutic. Gems await you in the book’s Self-Discovery sections. Some chapters, like “Brain Facts & Your Innate Creativity,” unwrap key discoveries. Others are more inspirational, like “Mindfulness, Meditation & Art.” All explore inner benefits that this book invites you to experience. “Art for All Ages is a brilliant resource for anyone wanting to explore art making as a tool for meditation and personal growth—and so much more!” –Whitney Freya, Artist, Author of Rise Above, Free Your Mind One Brush Stroke at a Time Make a well-deserved appointment with yourself to explore your creative capabilities. Make art in the Art for All Ages way and enjoy re-igniting your artistic self.