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The Sunflowers are Mine

The Sunflowers are Mine

This is the story of one of the world’s most iconic images. Martin Bailey explains why Van Gogh painted a series of sunflower still lifes in Provence. He then explores the subsequent...
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How to Look at a Painting

How to Look at a Painting

  Which of us, when finding ourselves in the presence of a painting, has not sensed that we lack the keys to decipher it? We feel an emotional response, but the...
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How to Look at Impressionism

How to Look at Impressionism

Following the success of How to Look at a Painting and How to Understand a Painting, Francoise Barbe-Gall turns to one of the most popular art movements ever: Impressionism. Six...
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How to Understand a Painting

How to Understand a Painting

Choosing ten symbols from the natural world (the sun, the shell, the bird) and ten man-made (the window, the book, the mirror), Françoise Barbe-Gall illuminates our understanding of how these have been...
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Great Works 50 Paintings Explored

Great Works

The best of Tom Lubbock, one of Britain's most intelligent, outspoken and revelatory art critics, is collected here for the first time.There are electrifying insights - using Hitchcock's Suspicion to explore the...
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How to Talk to Children About World Art

How to Talk to Children About World Art

For parents, educators, and anyone who wants children to understand and love the art of Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas, this guide has questions and answers about 30 quintessential objects. Each...
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How to Talk to Children About Modern Art

How to Talk to Children About Modern Art

This is a children's art book for grown-ups. In everyday language it shows how to explain to children what to look for and how to enjoy works from the twentieth and twenty-first...
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English Graphic

English Graphic

English Graphic is a book of essays on the subject of illustration, with the focus entirely on English artists using graphic media; drawings, prints and watercolours. The pieces are largely drawn from...
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Universal Principles of Art

Universal Principles of Art

Universal Principles of Art is a comprehensive reference for all artists, and a follow up to Rockport Publishers’ best-selling Universal Principles of Design....
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