• 13 Art Mysteries Children Should Know

    13 Art Mysteries Children Should Know
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    In this intriguing book, young readers will be introduced to the unsolved mysteries behind some of the world's greatest art and artists.

    For as long as people have been viewing the masterpieces in this book, they've been asking the same questions: Why is the Mona Lisa smiling? Who was that girl with the pearl earring? What made Magritte's reading woman so frightened? These and other great mysteries of the art world are explored in this colourful, fun, and informative children's book. Each masterpiece is presented in a double page spread with stunning reproductions, biographical information about the artist, historical context and the pressing questions themselves. From Bosch to Banksy, the mysterious life of Caravaggio to the strange room in Velazques' Las Meninas,

    Surrealism to stolen art—young readers' interests in some of the world's great masterpieces will be piqued by the puzzles they offer and that remain unsolved to this day.

    Ages 8 and up

    AUTHOR:
    Angela Wenzel is a museum educator in Germany. She is the author of numerous art books for children, including '13 Artists Children Should Know', '13 Paintings Children Should Know' and '13 Sculptures Children Should Know' (all by Prestel).

    60 colour illustrations


    ISBN: 9783791370446
    Author: WENZEL ANGELA
    Format: Hardcover
    Publication date: 01/08/2011
    RRP: $24.99
    Pages: 48
    Dimension: 279mm X 241mm
    Available stock: 8