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The Resource Vincent's starry night and other stories : a children's history of art, Michael Bird ; illustrated by Kate Evans

Vincent's starry night and other stories : a children's history of art, Michael Bird ; illustrated by Kate Evans

Label
Vincent's starry night and other stories : a children's history of art
Title
Vincent's starry night and other stories
Title remainder
a children's history of art
Statement of responsibility
Michael Bird ; illustrated by Kate Evans
Title variation
  • Vincent's starry night & other stories
  • Children's history of art
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An enthralling journey through 40,000 years of art, from prehistoric cave paintings right up to the present day. Discover artists and their art around the world, in exciting and imaginative tales about artists and the way they created their work. Written by educator and art historian Michael Bird, and illustrated by Kate Evans, the book also features reproductions of the famous artworks discussed, a comprehensive timeline of events, and extra feature spreads on places connected with art. This is a beautiful and engaging introduction to art for any home or school library
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
709
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
N5308
LC item number
.B57 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Vincent's starry night and other stories : a children's history of art, Michael Bird ; illustrated by Kate Evans
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface -- Caves to civilizations (40,000- 20 BCE) -- Sacred places (800-1425) -- Great ambitions (1425-1550) -- Life stories (1550-1750) -- Revolution! (1750-1860) -- Seeing it differently (1860-1900) -- War and peace (1900-1950) -- Where it's at (1950-2014) -- Map of the world -- Timeline -- Glossary -- List of artworks -- Index -- Credits -- Acknowledgments
  • "African artists -- Ai Weiwei -- Ancient Chinese artists -- Ancient Egyptian artists -- Ancient Greek artists -- Ancient Roman artists -- Aztec artists -- Basawan and Dharm Das -- Louise Bourgeois -- Georges Braque -- Pieter Bruegel -- Caravaggio -- Paul Cézanne -- Marc Chagall -- Jean-Siméon Chardin -- Frederic Edwin Church -- Camille Claudel -- Gustave Courbet -- Jacques-Louis David -- Donatello -- Marcel Duchamp -- Albrecht Dürer -- El Anatsui -- Jan van Eyk -- Fan Kuan -- Caspar David Friedrich -- Artemisia Gentileschi -- Giotto -- Vincent van Gogh -- Francisco Goya -- Katsushika Hokusai -- Ibn al-Bawwab -- Frida Kahlo -- Vasily Kandinsky -- Khmer artists -- Anselm Kiefer -- Emily Kame Kngwarreye -- Claude Lorrain -- Henri Matisse -- Medieval European artists -- Michelangelo -- Joan Miró -- Claude Monet -- Henry Moore -- Berthe Morisot -- Eadweard Muybridge -- Pablo Picasso -- Jackson Pollock -- Prehistoric artists -- Raphael -- Rembrandt -- Andrei Rublev -- Kurt Schwitters -- Georges Seurat -- Varvara Stepanova -- William Henry Fox Talbot -- Titian -- J.M.W. Turner -- Diego Velázquez -- Johannes Vermeer -- Leonardo da Vinci."
Control code
1699428
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9781780676159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1699428
  • (Sirsi) 1699428
  • (OCoLC)933585006
Label
Vincent's starry night and other stories : a children's history of art, Michael Bird ; illustrated by Kate Evans
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface -- Caves to civilizations (40,000- 20 BCE) -- Sacred places (800-1425) -- Great ambitions (1425-1550) -- Life stories (1550-1750) -- Revolution! (1750-1860) -- Seeing it differently (1860-1900) -- War and peace (1900-1950) -- Where it's at (1950-2014) -- Map of the world -- Timeline -- Glossary -- List of artworks -- Index -- Credits -- Acknowledgments
  • "African artists -- Ai Weiwei -- Ancient Chinese artists -- Ancient Egyptian artists -- Ancient Greek artists -- Ancient Roman artists -- Aztec artists -- Basawan and Dharm Das -- Louise Bourgeois -- Georges Braque -- Pieter Bruegel -- Caravaggio -- Paul Cézanne -- Marc Chagall -- Jean-Siméon Chardin -- Frederic Edwin Church -- Camille Claudel -- Gustave Courbet -- Jacques-Louis David -- Donatello -- Marcel Duchamp -- Albrecht Dürer -- El Anatsui -- Jan van Eyk -- Fan Kuan -- Caspar David Friedrich -- Artemisia Gentileschi -- Giotto -- Vincent van Gogh -- Francisco Goya -- Katsushika Hokusai -- Ibn al-Bawwab -- Frida Kahlo -- Vasily Kandinsky -- Khmer artists -- Anselm Kiefer -- Emily Kame Kngwarreye -- Claude Lorrain -- Henri Matisse -- Medieval European artists -- Michelangelo -- Joan Miró -- Claude Monet -- Henry Moore -- Berthe Morisot -- Eadweard Muybridge -- Pablo Picasso -- Jackson Pollock -- Prehistoric artists -- Raphael -- Rembrandt -- Andrei Rublev -- Kurt Schwitters -- Georges Seurat -- Varvara Stepanova -- William Henry Fox Talbot -- Titian -- J.M.W. Turner -- Diego Velázquez -- Johannes Vermeer -- Leonardo da Vinci."
Control code
1699428
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9781780676159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1699428
  • (Sirsi) 1699428
  • (OCoLC)933585006

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