13 Art Inventions Children Should Know (HB)

13 Art Inventions Children Should Know (HB)



Florian Heine is a photographer, art historian, author and publisher. He has written several books about art and photography as well as the script for the television series ‘The first time – How new things came into art’, that is based upon one of his books. He has written several books for Prestel, for both children and adults, including ’13 Painters Children Should Know’ and ‘Photography: Groundbreaking Moments’.

This is an exciting introduction for children into 13 of the most groundbreaking innovations in artistic technology and how they changed the course of art history throughout the centuries. From the use of perspective to the invention of the paint tube 13 Art Inventions Children Should Know offers young readers a new perspective on the important breakthroughs that affected how art is made.

This new addition to the highly successful ‘Children Should Know’ series uses beautiful reproductions, glossaries and a helpful timeline to chart the changing course of art history and the milestones along the way. Children will discover the important innovations in art technology and the answer to such questions as: Why was oil painting invented? What was the subject of the first photographs? How do you faithfully depict the world around you on a flat canvas?

Filled with interesting facts as well as suggestions for independent creative projects, this unique approach to art history offers an exciting reading experience and encourages an appreciation of art and how it is created.

Product Code 1033118
author Florian Heine
publisher Prestel
published Aug 2011
format Hardback
pages 48
Dimensions 25.4 x 29.2 x 1.2 cm
colour illustrations Yes
ISBN 9783791370606
GTIN 9783791370606
Dimensions 25.4 X 29.2 X 1.2 cm
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