A thoughtful introduction to art and its interpretation for children, written informatively, yet with humour and irreverence.
It tackles tricky questions about what makes art art, how art views the world, from cave paintings through to Cubism, from the Renaissance to contemporary art, questions about different genres, including still-life painting, landscapes and portraits, and questions about the role and value of art in the past and today.
A brilliant introduction to art history and a toolkit to enable young people to feel confident asking questions, searching for answers and 'reading' art for themselves.
- Author: Susie Hodge
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Publication date: October 2016
- Reading age: 9-12 years