The Annotated Mona Lisa
Score: 4.5
From 8 Ratings

The Annotated Mona Lisa


  • Author : Carol Strickland
  • Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Release Date : 2007-10
  • Genre: Art
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  • ISBN 10 : 0740768727


The Annotated Mona Lisa Book Description :

Presents the history of art from prehistoric times to the present day, describes major artists and movements, and details the influence of art on society through the ages....

The Annotated Mona Lisa  Third Edition

The Annotated Mona Lisa Third Edition


  • Author : Carol Strickland
  • Publisher : Annotated
  • Release Date : 2018-01-09
  • Genre: Art
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  • ISBN 10 : 1449482139


The Annotated Mona Lisa Third Edition Book Description :

An illustrated tutorial of prehistoric to contemporary world art, from cave paintings to video art installations to digital and Internet media in an easy-to-understand format. This heavily illustrated crash course in art history is revised and updated from the second edition published in 2007. Featuring succinct page-length essays, instructive sidebars, and more than 300 photographs, The Annotated Mona Lisa: A Crash Course in Art History from Prehistoric to Present takes art education out of the realm of dreary textbooks, demystifies jargon and theory, and makes the history of art movements accessible to beginning art museum-goers - even at a cursory reading. From Stonehenge to the Guggenheim and from African art to Warhol, more than 25,000 years of ...

The Annotated Arch
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

The Annotated Arch


  • Author : Carol Strickland
  • Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Release Date : 2001-04-11
  • Genre: Architecture
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  • ISBN 10 : 0740710249


The Annotated Arch Book Description :

Traces the historical and technological development of the arch from the ancient world to the twentieth century, and highlights the arches of the Colosseum, Chartres Cathedral, Monticello, and the Guggenheim Museum....

The Art Teacher s Book of Lists

The Art Teacher s Book of Lists


  • Author : Helen D. Hume
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-11-09
  • Genre: Education
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  • ISBN 10 : 0470877820


The Art Teacher s Book of Lists Book Description :

A revised and updated edition of the best-selling resource for art teachers This time-tested book is written for teachers who need accurate and updated information about the world of art, artists, and art movements, including the arts of Africa, Asia, Native America and other diverse cultures. The book is filled with tools, resources, and ideas for creating art in multiple media. Written by an experienced artist and art instructor, the book is filled with vital facts, data, readings, and other references, Each of the book's lists has been updated and the includes some 100 new lists Contains new information on contemporary artists, artwork, art movements, museum holdings, art websites, and more Offers ideas for dynamic art projects and lessons Diverse...

Art History For Dummies
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

Art History For Dummies


  • Author : Jesse Bryant Wilder
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-02-14
  • Genre: Art
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781118051160


Art History For Dummies Book Description :

Art history is more than just a collection of dates and foreign-sounding names, obscure movements and arcane isms. Every age, for the last 50,000 years has left its unique imprint on the world, and from the first cave paintings to the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, from the Byzantine mosaics of the Hagia Sophia, to the graffiti-inspired paintings of Jean-Michel Basquiat, art history tells the story of our evolving notions of who and what we are and our place in the universe. Whether you’re an art enthusiast who’d like to know more about the history behind your favorite works and artists, or somebody who couldn’t tell a Titian and a De Kooning—but would like to—Art History For Dummies is for you. It takes you on a tour of thirty millennia of...

Art of the Western World
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Art of the Western World


  • Author : Bruce Cole
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1991-12-15
  • Genre: Art
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780671747282


Art of the Western World Book Description :

Traces the history of Western art from its classical roots up to the present day, and integrates the works of each period with the history, values, and ideals that gave birth to them...

Is Your Cat Gay

Is Your Cat Gay


  • Author : Charles Kreloff
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2008-06-17
  • Genre: Humor
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  • ISBN 10 : 1439104344


Is Your Cat Gay Book Description :

Have you ever found yourself pondering your cat's sexual preference? Perhaps the answer lies within these pages....

The Illustrated Timeline of Art History

The Illustrated Timeline of Art History


  • Author : Carol Strickland
  • Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Art
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  • ISBN 10 : 1402736037


The Illustrated Timeline of Art History Book Description :

From cave paintings to Jeff Koons--that’s where this stunningly illustrated history of art takes you. Filled with pictures of paintings, sculptures, museum artifacts, and architectural standouts, and a cross-cultural approach that encompasses European, American, Asian, and Islamic masterpieces, it proceeds on a thrilling visual tour. Carol Strickland--author of the bestselling Annotated Mona Lisa (300,000 copies sold)--serves as guide, and delivers superb background that sets the stage for each era’s timeline, as well as informative sidebars that reveal the broader implications of new styles and movements....

Art
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Art


  • Author : Stephen Farthing
  • Publisher : Universe Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780789318336


Art Book Description :

Presents a chronological look at the history of art through the examination of great works, from prehistoric cave paintings to contemporary installation art pieces....