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Free mobi ✓ doc The Story of Painting 9780794516789 Ü Abigail Wheatley ´ From the first cave paintings to modern masterpieces this book follows the story of painting from the dawn of time right up to the present day Along the way youll come across all sorts of fascinating facts intriguing tales Ent Greeks made waterproof paints discover who the iconoclasts were and why they smashed paintings and puzzle over Mona Lisa's mysterious smi Sonny and I read this together I wanted to give him a different angle on world history It's an Usborne book and I enjoyed it It's a terrific introduction to art for beginners of all ages The only thing that bugs me is that occasionally they'll mention a painting and describe it in great detail rather than showing it or mention an artist and describe his work rather than showing an example of it

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Y Along the way youll come across all sorts of fascinating facts intriguing tales and tricks of the trade So prepare to find out how the anci You would think a book about the history of painting would be as boring as well watching paint dry But that is not the case in this fun short book that details the story of painting from the time of cave paintings to today thanks to the sharp writing style of Wheatley and the humorous cartoons illustrated by Mayer and McNee The book is filled with fun facts timelines photographs of famous and not so famous works of art “intriguing tales and tricks of the trade” pivotal moments in art history and a glossary To learn the book also includes links to web sites of online galleries and art activities While you read check them out at wwwusborne uicklinkscomukukenti Recommended for grades 4 and up

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The Story of PaintingFrom the first cave paintings to modern masterpieces this book follows the story of painting from the dawn of time right up to the present da A pretty good book to introduce teens to art or adults like me LMAO while giving basic ideas of how some artistic styles are related to historical and social situations The only reason why I don't give this book 5 stars it's because it rarely touches on femine authors and although I understand this is for teens and it's a pretty small book there was space to name at least some of the most popular like KahloOverrall a nice easy and uick read for any ages