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Kay, Ann

Summary: Take a colorful journey through the history of art from cave paintings and Renaissance art to modern graffiti. Find out how and why art is made. Explore colors, shapes, patterns and themes. Discover the world's great artists, including Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Frida Kahlo, Andy Warhol, and Yayoi Kusama.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 709 KAY

Micklethwait, Lucy.

Summary: Uses the subjects of well-known paintings to introduce the numbers from one to twenty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mulberry Books 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Micklethwait

Pitamic, Maja

Summary: "Classic masterpieces are bold, fascinating, and sometimes shocking -- in other words, perfect for creative children who love to be inspired. Fine Art Adventures introduces young artists, ages 6 and up, to key masterpieces and interesting techniques, then lets them loose." -- Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 745.5 PIT

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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Contents: Disc 1. The importance of first Impressions -- Where am I? : point of view and focal point -- Color : description, symbol, and more -- Line : description and expression -- Space, shape, shade, and shadow -- Seeing the big picture : composition.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2011

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700 HOW
Call number: DVD 700 HOW

Summary: Provides a guided tour around 2,500 of the world's most influential painting and sculptures, from cave paintings to modern masterpieces.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 709 ART

Summary: As a little girl tours and twirls through the halls of the art museum she finds herself on an exciting adventure.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Dreamscape Media Llc 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV MUS

Newbold, Amy

Summary: Introduces a variety of nineteenth and twentieth century painters--including Picasso, O'Keefe, Seurat, and Jacob Lawrence--and their distinctive styles, through paintings of snowmen as each artist might have portrayed them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Wolfe, Gillian.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1999

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 709.2 WOLFE

Renshaw, Amanda.

Summary: Invites the reader to take a closer look at art work while pointing out tiny details hidden in famous works of art, providing information about a work or an artist, or explaining the techniques used to create the piece.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phaidon Press 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 709 Renshaw

Browne, Anthony

Summary: The author/illustrator describes how his mother's wish to spend her birthday visiting an art museum with her family changed the course of his life forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2003

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 708 BRO

Brooks, Susie.

Summary: Introduces readers to works of art featuring animals by such esteemed artists as M.C. Escher, Andy Warhol, Georges Braque, and Henri Matisse, and provides instruction for animal-centered art projects.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kingfisher 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 704.9432 BRO

D'Harcourt, Claire

Summary: Full-color reproductions of more than twenty paintings and informative text help children learn why these paintings have intrigued art lovers for centuries and discover just what makes each work a masterpiece.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton Architectural Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 759 DHA

Salle, David

Summary: How does art work? How does it move us, inform us, challenge us? Internationally renowned painter David Salle's incisive essay collection illuminates the work of many of the most influential artists of the twentieth century. Engaging with a wide range of Salle's friends and contemporaries-from painters to conceptual artists such as Jeff Koons, John Baldessari, Roy Lichtenstein, and Alex Katz,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700 SAL

Mühlberger, Richard.

Summary: Explores such art topics as style, composition, color, and subject matter as they relate to twelve works by Degas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Museum of Art/Viking 2002

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Rubin, Susan Goldman.

Summary: Uses simple text and examples of Wayne Thiebaud's art to teach young readers about counting and art.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2007

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D'Harcourt, Claire

Summary: This sequel to the best-selling Masterpieces Up Close is another fun, interactive book that introduces works of art from museums around the world across different eras and styles, including an ancient Egyptian papyrus, a Byzantine mosaic, Renaissance frescoes, a medieval European tapestry, Arabic and Aztec manuscripts, Japanese woodblock prints, and impressionist, surrealist, and cubist...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton Architectural Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 701 DHA

Micklethwait, Lucy.

Summary: Invites the reader to take a closer look at paintings by such artists as Botticelli, Bruegel, Velasquez, Copley, and Van Gogh, providing information about the artist, subject, and medium of each work of art.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 701 MIC

Brooks Susie

Summary: Introduces works of art featuring people by such esteemed artists as Pablo Picasso, Edvard Munch, Georges Seurat, and Leonardo da Vinci, and provides instruction for human figure-centered art projects.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kingfisher 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 704.942 BRO

Wellington, Monica.

Summary: Mice visit a museum and admire famous works of art in the different galleries, each of which is devoted to a specific subject or theme. Includes information about the paintings and where they may be found in real life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Welli

Summary: A family explores paintings and other masterpieces at the art museum. The paintings are brilliant and many of them have mathematical dimensions, whether visible or hidden. Elementary math concepts that relate to perspective, composition, symmetry, and other principles turn a stroll through the art museum into an eye-opening adventure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TanTan Publishing 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 700 MAT

Brown, Laurene Krasny.

Summary: As a family wanders through an art museum, they see examples of various art styles from primitive through twentieth-century pop art.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: E.P. Dutton 1986

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 708.13 BRO

D'Harcourt, Claire

Summary: Invites the reader to search for tiny details hidden in famous works of art, providing information about each painting, the techniques used to create them, and how the artists and movements helped art to develop through the ages. Answer key features lift-up flaps.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2003

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: J 709 d'Har

Summary: This series of lectures introduces the greatest of universal museums. Its aim is not comprehensive. The focus is narrowed to the Department of Paintings, which is responsible for European paintings from the Middle Ages until the mid-19th century. These works of art form an encyclopedic summary of the achievements of painters that can be called the single most important such collection in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 708.4 MUS
Call number: DVD 708.4 MUS