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Encourage kids to learn more and appreciate modern art with Come Look with Me: Exploring Modern Art. This book is a part of an interactive book series that fosters art appreciation among children. Great for use at home, or in the classroom, this book looks at twelve different artists and one of their paintings and explains the artist's technique and how the way they see the world is depicted in their art. Recommended for ages 5 years and older.
Come Look with Me: Discovering Women Artists for ChildrenJennifer Tarr CoyneCharlesbridge / 2005 / Hardcover$11.99 Retail:
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Discovering Women Artists for Children is part of the "Come Look with Me" series of art books for children. Each of the featured 12 artists has a full-page color plate, and a short paragraph about the artist and the painting itself. A set of questions is also included for each, designed to draw children into the works and start conversations. Learn about everyone from Grandma Moses to Faith Ringgold to Frida Kahlo to renaissance painter Sofonisba Anguissola. 32 pages, hardcover with dust jacket.
Come Look with Me: World of Play is no dry discourse on art history or painting technique. Instead, it pairs quality art reproductions with thought-provoking questions, encouraging the child to enter the painting or sculpture and explore it through the artist's eyes, through the eyes of the people depicted, and through the child's own imagination.
Author, Gladys S. Blizzard has chosen twelve fascinating works of art which, although diverse, all fall into the most child-friendly of themes, people at play. Works range from an ancient Minano fresco and a classic Winslow Homer to a wacky modern basketball game sculpted by Red Grooms in painted wood.
Each work of art is paired with simple, open-ended questions and a brief background on the artist and his or her work. This provides adults with added understanding and a basis for further discussion.
This book can be shared by adults and students at home, in the classroom, in a library or museum. Wherever the setting, readers will enjoy this new way of looking at art. 32 pages, hardcover. Ages 6 and up.
Take this "course" in art appreciation---before your next trip to the museum! Introduce your kids to this gallery of 12 magnificent paintings. Each reproduction is accompanied by thought-provoking questions that encourage visual exploration and interaction, and a brief sketch of the artist's life and work. Ages 6 and up. 32 pages, hardcover from Lickle.
This is an interactive art book from Lickle Publishing, that introduces children to twelve magnificent works of art. More importantly, it offers both children and adults a whole new way of encountering any work of art, one which engages the imagination as much as the eye.
Few subjects have more immediate appeal to children than animals, and few methods of teaching students to appreciate fine art have proven more successful than those of educator Gladys S. Blizzard. In Come Look with Me: Animals in Art, she makes the most of children's natural curiosity about animals to introduce them not only to 12 magnificent works of art, but also to a whole new way of encountering art. Using an approach which is fun as is effective, the author deftly guides her young audience toward their own understanding of and delight in the world of art.
The works featured in Animals in Art represent a variety of styles which students will encounter again in museums and in books. They also represent an intriguing menagerie of beasts, from the mysterious deer and horses stampeding across the wall of Lascaux cave to Paul Klee's whimsical heart-nosed cat dreaming of a bird.
Each work is accompanied by a brief biological sketch of the artist and a series of open-ended questions designed to encourage discussion. Through her thought-provoking text, Mrs. Blizzard encourages children to imagine themselves in the painting. 32 pages, 12 full-color reproductions. Ages 5 and up.
Come Look With Me: The Artist at Work, introduces children to twelve magnificent works of art. More importantly, it offers both children and adults a whole new way of encountering any work of art, one which engages the imagination as much as the eye.
Well suited for both individual and classroom use, The Artist at Work pairs quality art reproductions with thought-provoking questions, encouraging children to learn through visual exploration and interaction. Thoughtful text introduces the world and work of the artist, making the most of a child's natural curiosity. 32 pages. 12 full-color reproductions. Ages 5 and up.
See life through the eyes of Native American artists; from carved bowls to drawings on lined paper, these pieces of art reflect a unique heritage. Full page reproductions are paired with interactive questions and text introduces the artists and his world. 32 pages, hardcover with dust jacket.
Well suited for both individual and classroom use, Exploring Landscape Art With Children pairs quality art reproductions with though-provoking questions, encouraging children to learn through visual exploration and interaction. Thoughtful text introduces the world and work of the artist, making the most of a child's natural curiosity.
Come Look with Me: Discovering African American Art for ChildrenJames Haywood Rolling Jr.Charlesbridge / 2005 / Hardcover$11.99 Retail:
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The artwork presented in this book is a small representation of a very remarkable effort by African Americans in the United States during the twentieth century. Well suited for both individual and classroom use, Discovering African American Art for Children pairs great works of art with thought-provoking questions. The author leads this visual exploration and interaction. Children are invited to wake up with Romare Bearden's "Morning," to explore and join in important ceremonies as revealed in Clementine Hunter's "Baptism," and to stroll along the busy sidewalk in front of Jacob Lawrence's "Brownstones." They can explore the ideas and the unique struggles of African American artists and their contribution to the culture of the United States.
Color reproductions of twelve masterpieces are accompaniedby questions that encourage young readers to learn through visual exploration and interaction. Works from artists such as Diego Rivera (Mexico), Fernando Botero (Columbia), and Ramsn Fradi (Puerto Rico) are included.
Background information on the artist, the period, the medium, the technique, and the subject of the painting provide context for the art experience.