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A History Of Pictures For Children: From Cave Paintings to Computer Drawings

David Hockney & Martin Gayford. Rose Blake, illus.
Item #: D11099
Format: Hardcover
Pages/Publication Date: 128 / 2018
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 9781419732119
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A picture is the only way that we can communicate what we see, as artist David Hockney told critic Martin Gayford in A History of Pictures. Here they adapt their engaging survey of art history for readers 9 to 12, with embellishments throughout from illustrator Rose Blake. Hockey and Gayford introduce such artists as Caravaggio, Velazquez, Degas, and Hopper, and juxtapose unexpected pairs of images—like a still image from Pinocchio with a woodblock print by Hiroshige—to make connections across the ages, while taking stock of how art has expanded into the realms of photography, film, and digital media.


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