A Journey Through Art: A Global History
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|Rozměr:||20,5 x 26 cm|
A truly global history of art for children, with a time-travel twist. For ages 9+ The first book of its kind, A Journey Through Art takes children on a journey through the history of art from the prehistoric to the present day. It describes how art of all kinds developed in thirty locations across the world, telling the stories of a myriad astonishing artworks and the cultures that gave birth to them. Children will visit the Nawarla Gabarnmung caves in Australia in the year 35,000 BCE, Egypt’s Temple of Luxor in 1250 BCE, Rome in 1 CE, Cambodia’s Angkor Wat in 1150, Florence during the Renaissance, New York in the 1950s, Rio de Janeiro today, and much, much more. Along the way, key movements and ideas are picked out and explained for a young audience. A Journey Through Art is the perfect companion for young explorers of the world’s rich cultural history. Contents List Introduction • Prehistoric & Ancient • Medieval & Early Modern • Modern & Contemporary About the Author Aaron Rosen is a senior lecturer at Rocky Mountain College, Montana, and Visiting Professor at King’s College London.. He is the author of Art + Religion in the 21st Century, and co-author of the children’s book Where’s Your Creativity?Lucy Dalzell is the author and illustrator of Sunrise to High-rise:A Wallbook of Architecture Through the Ages, and the illustrator of Discovering King’s Cross: A Pop-up Book. List of Contributors Lucy Dalzell
A Journey Through Art is a global history of art with a time- travel twist, taking young readers on a expedition from the Paleolithic period to the present day, voyaging to thirty locations around the world. As readers travel from one incredible destination to the next, they discover the amazing network of caves carved into the rock in AD 500 at Ajanta, India; Cambodia's Angkor Wat as it stood in AD 1200; the glories of Renaissance Florence in AD 1500; and the remarkable energy of New York in the 1950s. At every location readers encounter stories of artworks and the cultures that surrounded them.
The journey is chronological with three sections: prehistoric and ancient; medieval and early modern; and modern and contemporary. Two beautifully illustrated spreads showcase each destination, allowing children to engage with the art, artifacts, and culture of a unique place in time as Aaron Rosen tells the story of how art developed across the world.
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