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A history of pictures for children : from cave paintings to computer drawings / by David Hockney and Martin Gayford ; illustrated by Rose Blake.

Hockney, David, (author.). Gayford, Martin, 1952- (author.). Blake, Rose, 1987- (illustrator.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza J 709 HOC (Text) 840191002476481 Auburn Plaza - Children's Nonfiction Available -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon JUV 709 HOC (Text) 30653005595376 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419732119 (hc-pob with jacket)
  • Physical Description: 128 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2018.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Introduction-- Thinking about pictures-- Making marks-- Light and shadows-- Watch this space-- Mirrors and reflections-- Painting and photography-- Moving pictures-- The story goes on--- Timeline of inventions--
Summary, etc.:
Pictures are all around us. They hang in museums, are saved on our phones, and are printed in books like this one. Humans have been making art for thousands of years; but why? "A History of Pictures" is a journey through art history that shows how pictures help us to understand our world. Celebrated artist David Hockney and art critic Martin Gayford follow the many twists and turns of artistic invention to reveal how artists over time have been able to create new ways of making images. From cave paintings to well-known portraits to movie stills and computer images, readers discover how this art is linked to the skills and needs of each period. The authors offer their personal perspectives on each piece and provide artistic concepts to show how these pictures are linked one to another and why they still matter today. With illustrations by Rose Blake, "A History of Pictures" helps open our eyes to a world full of pictures!
Subject: Art > History > Juvenile literature.
Pictures > Juvenile literature
Techniques > Juvenile literature
Painting > Juvenile literature
Light and shadows > Juvenile literature

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