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In the fifth book of her outstanding, award-winning series for children on art, Gillian Wolfe explores all the tricks of the trade that artists use to deceive or trick the eye. The book reproduces paintings and other images which vividly illustrate such effects as tromp l'oeil, simulating movement, eyes following the viewer, surrealism, creating texture, theatrical use of light, multiple viewpoints, color effects such as pointilism, visual suggestion and many more tricks. Artists represented include Escher, Hockney, Chagall, Pollock, Durer, Seurat, Dali, Van Dyck, Lichtenstein and others, as well as an example of Australian Aboriginal art.

The author's highly informative text highlights the techniques used by the artists and effectively communicates her enthusiasm for the art. This makes an ideal introduction to a very wide range of art for readers young and old and draws on the author's great experience of educating children about art.

About the Author

Gillian Wolfe CBE is Director of Learning and Public Affairs at Dulwich Picture Gallery, one of the most renowned private collections in the UK. She also works as a freelance consultant, and has lectured all over the world. Her previous art books for children include My First Art Book, winner of the Parent Choice Silver Honour Award, USA; and Art Activity Book and Children's Art Book, both winners of the Gulbenkian Prize for Best Museum Publications of the Year. Her titles with Frances Lincoln include Look! Zoom in on Art, which won the English Association's Award for the best children's non-fiction book, Look! Body Language in Art, Look! Seeing the Light in Art and Look! Drawing the Line in Art. In 1995, Gillian was awarded an MBE and in 2005 the CBE for services to Arts Education. She lives in South London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781847804143
Author:
Wolfe, Gillian
Publisher:
Frances Lincoln Ltd
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children s Art-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Look!
Publication Date:
20130731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color illustrations throughout
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
10.63 x 8.5 in
Age Level:
from 8 up to 11

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