An Eye for Art: Focusing on Great Artists and Their Work by National Gallery of Art

By National Gallery of Art

Lavishly illustrated with thousands of full-color pictures, this family-oriented paintings source introduces childrens to greater than 50 nice artists and their paintings, with corresponding actions and explorations that encourage creative improvement, concentrated taking a look, and artistic writing. This treasure trove of paintings from the nationwide Gallery of artwork comprises, between others, works by way of Raphael, Rembrandt, Georgia O’Keeffe, Henri Matisse, Chuck shut, Jacob Lawrence, Pablo Picasso, and Alexander Calder, representing quite a lot of creative kinds and methods. Written by way of museum educators with a long time of hands-on adventure in either art-making actions and making paintings relatable to kids, the actions comprise sculpting a clay determine encouraged via Edgar Degas; drawing an item from contact on my own, encouraged via Joan Miro’s adventure as an paintings scholar; portray a double-sided portrait with one aspect reflecting actual features and the opposite part character qualities, encouraged through Leonardo da Vinci’s Ginevra de' Benci; and making a tale in line with a Mary Cassatt portray. Educators, homeschoolers, and households alike will locate their creativity sparked through this artwork extravaganza.

Introduce kids a while 7 and as much as greater than 50 nice artists and their paintings with this vigorous family-oriented paintings source. This treasure trove from the nationwide Gallery of artwork beneficial properties artistic endeavors through, between others, Raphael, Rembrandt, Georgia O’Keeffe, Henri Matisse, Chuck shut, Jacob Lawrence, Pablo Picasso, and Alexander Calder, representing a wide range of creative kinds and methods. every one bankruptcy is targeted on a subject matter starting from learning nature and watching lifestyle to breaking traditions and telling tales and comprises works from a extensive spectrum of artists, artwork mediums, nationalities, and time sessions. 40 enjoyable actions all through will encourage the artist and paintings appreciator in each baby. Written by means of museum educators with many years of hands-on event aiding little ones connect to artwork and the lives of artists, the tasks comprise molding a clay determine encouraged through Edgar Degas’s sculptures; drawing an item from contact on my own, encouraged by way of Joan Miró’s event as an artwork scholar; portray a double-sided portrait reflecting actual features and character qualities, encouraged by means of Leonardo da Vinci’s Ginevra de’ Benci; and making a tale according to a Mary Cassatt portray. Educators, homeschoolers, and households alike will locate their creativity sparked by way of this pretty accumulating of artwork and data from the nation’s stellar collection.

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