Encyclopedia of Art for Young People
Encyclopedia of Art for Young People is an eight-volume set, arranged chronologically, that celebrates the rich history of art in an appealing and accessible format. Using full-color reproductions of well-known masterpieces and in-depth coverage of the life and times of pivotal artists, this colorful new work provides a solid first reference for the general student of art and a captivating introduction to the wealth of visual imagery that surrounds us.The special feature boxes include: Inside the Artist, focusing on achievements of particular artists; Schools and Movements, identifying artistic movements within that time period; Tools and Techniques, looking at the artist's materials; Masterpiece, providing a keen analysis of a particular work or collection; and Connections, examining key stylistic influences among cultures or individual artists.The final volume includes the comprehensive set index, while each individual volume contains a glossary and valuable references.The eight volumes are: ""Volume 1: Ancient and Classical Art""; ""Volume 2: Medieval Art""; ""Volume 3: Renaissance Art""; ""Volume 4: Baroque and Neoclassical Art""; ""Volume 5: 19th-Century Art""; ""Volume 6: Early 20th-Century Art""; ""Volume 7: Contemporary Art""; and ""Volume 8: World Art"".
- Hardback | 8 pages
- 243.84 x 309.88 x 137.16mm | 5,669.88g
- 01 Apr 2008
- Chelsea House Publishers
- Broomall, United States