Masterpieces in Pieces: A Young Person's Guide to Taking Great Art Apart // Ingrid Swenson & Mary Auld
Come on an eye-catching adventure!
Masterpieces in Pieces takes you on a journey through great art from all around the world and across the ages. Some of the masterpieces are famous, some may surprise you. Explore the themed galleries or just plunge in anywhere and enjoy the visual feast.
From early cave paintings to Grayson Perry, see the exciting developments of art throughout history and look for connections that can be made across each masterpiece. This truly global collection will widen the eyes to many different cultures and approaches to art from across Europe, North and South America, Africa, Asia and Australia.
Features artwork by Kerry James Marshall, Georges Seurat, John Singer Sargent, Francisco de Goya, Su Hanchen, Andreas Gursky, Diego Rivera, Natalia Goncharova, Rembrandt, Cristovao Estevao Canhavato, Faith Ringgold, Pablo Picasso, Ford Maddox Brown, Farrukh Beg, Dorothea Tanning, Zheng Zhong, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Henri Matisse, Vincent Van Gogh, Franz Marc, Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Wassily Kandinsky, Alice Neel, and many, many more. Find out how to look at and take great art to pieces - and decide for yourself what makes a masterpiece.
"I love this book. For anyone at any age who is as obsessed with the nuances of art history as I am, this book is for you, inspiring, fascinating, and thought-provoking, this book is your personal archaeologist, gently revealing new ways to see and look at art." Russell Tovey, actor
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Number of pages: 128 (hardback)
Dimensions: 300 x 242 x 16 mm
Signed by Ingrid Swenson