Discovering Child Art

Author: Jonathan Fineberg
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691086828
Size: 62.70 MB
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Discovering Child Art from the Author: Jonathan Fineberg. This book brings together thirteen distinguished critics and scholars to explore children's art and its profound but rarely documented influence on the evolution of modern art. It shows that children's art and childhood have inspired major works of art, served as central metaphors for artistic spontaneity and honesty, and provided a window into the fundamental human qualities explored by modern artists. The volume complements editor Jonathan Fineberg's groundbreaking new book, The Innocent Eye (Princeton, 1997), in which he showed how many of the greatest masters of modern art collected and were directly influenced by children's drawings. Contributors here both expand on Fineberg's themes and take the study of children's art in new directions. They examine, for example, the influence of child art on such artists as Kandinsky, Klee, Larionov, and Mir├│; the diverse styles of children's art; the influence of Romantic ideas on perceptions of children's art; the conception of giftedness versus education in children's drawings; and the relationship between children's art and primitivism. The book offers unique glimpses into the working processes of great modern artists, presenting, for example, Dora Vallier's personal recollections of Mir├│ and his creative process, and new documentation about the works of the Russian avant-garde. The essays draw on art theory, psychology, and the close study of individual works of art and written texts. Discovering Child Art will appeal to a wide range of readers, including art historians, psychologists, and art educators. Contributors to the book are Troels Andersen, Rudolf Arnheim, John Carlin, Marcel Franciscono, Ernst Gombrich, Christopher Green, Josef Helfenstein, Werner Hofmann, Yuri Molok, G. G. Pospelov, Richard Shiff, Dora Vallier, and Barbara W├╝rwag.

Discovering Great Artists

Author: MaryAnn F. Kohl
Publisher: Bright Ring Publishing
ISBN: 0935607285
Size: 73.28 MB
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Discovering Great Artists from the Author: MaryAnn F. Kohl. "Discovering Great Artists" has 75 great artists featured in 110 amazingly fun and unique quality art appreciation activities for children. They will experience the styles and techniques of the great masters, from the Renaissance to the Present. A brief biography of each artist is included with a fully illustrated, child-tested art activity, featuring painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, architecture, and more. Includes such greats as Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Monet, Degas, Picasso, Van Gogh, Dali, Matisse, Pollock, and O'Keeffe. 1998 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award, 2002 Practical Homeschooling Reader Award. Full "click-to" resource guide at Bright Ring's website to show each artist's most famous works. Some activity examples are: Da Vinci - Invention Art Michelangelo - Fresco Plaque Rembrandt - Shadowy Faces Monet - Dabble in Paint Degas - Resist in Motion Picasso- Fractured Friend Van Gogh - Starry Night Pollock - Action Splatter 1997 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award, Education 2003 Practical Homeschooling Award, 3rd Place 2007 Practical Homeschooling Reader Award in the art appreciation category, 3rd place. 2009 Practical Homeschooling Reader Award in the art appreciation category,1st Place

Science Arts

Author: MaryAnn F. Kohl
Publisher: Bright Ring Publishing
ISBN: 0935607234
Size: 53.17 MB
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Science Arts from the Author: MaryAnn F. Kohl. "ScienceArts" builds upon natural curiosity as children experience and explore basic science concepts as they create over 200 beautiful and amazing art experiments. Projects use common household materials and art supplies. The art activities are open-ended and easy to do with one science-art experiment per page, fully illustrated and kid-tested. The book inclues three indexes and an innovative charted Table of Contents. Suitable for home, school, museum programs, or childcare, all ages. Kids call this the "ooo-ahhh" book. Examples of projects include: - Crystal Bubbles - Dancing Rabbits - Building Beans - Magnetic Rubbing - Stencil Leaves - Magic Cabbage - Marble Sculpture - Immiscibles - Paint Pendulum - Ice Structures - Bottle Optics - Erupting Colors - Chromatography 1993 Benjamin Franklin Gold Award, Education/Teaching/Academic 1993 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award, Interior Design 1993 Benjamin Franklin Silver Award, Book Cover 1993 Washington Press Communicator Award, First Place Winner, Non-Fiction Book

Great American Artists For Kids

Author: MaryAnn F. Kohl
Publisher: Bright Ring Publishing
ISBN: 0935607269
Size: 78.34 MB
Format: PDF
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Great American Artists For Kids from the Author: MaryAnn F. Kohl. 75 great American masters are introduced through open-ended quality art activities allowing kids to explore great art styles from colonial times to the present. Each child-tested art activity presents a biography, full color artwork, and techniques covering painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, architecture, and more. Special art options for very young children are included. Many great artists will be familiar names, like Cassatt, Warhol, and O'Keeffe. Other names will be new to some, like Asawa, Smithson, and Magee. Each featured artist has a style that is interesting to children, with a life history that will entertain and inspire them. Sample of some of the artists and companion activities: Andy Warhol - Package Design Bev Doolittle - Camouflage Draw Dale Chihuly - Pool Spheres Maya Lin - Memorial Plaque Jasper Johns - Encaustic Flag Joseph Raffael - Shiny Diptych Roy Lichtenstein - Comic Sounds Thomas Jefferson - Clay Keystone Edward Hopper - Wash Over Grant Wood - Gothic Paste-Up Wolf Kahn - Layered Pastel Jackson Pollock - Great Action Art Mary Cassatt - Back-Draw Monoprint Louis Comfort Tiffany - Bright Windows Hans Hofmann - Energetic Color Blocks Rube Goldberg - Contraption Georgia O'Keeffe - Paint with Distance 2009 Moonbeam Children's Bronze Award 2009 Benjamin Franklin Award

Discovering Art Kids

Author: John Harris
Publisher: Getty Publications
ISBN: 0892369523
Size: 26.34 MB
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Discovering Art Kids from the Author: John Harris. Presents images of children from works of art in the J. Paul Getty Museum, with accompanying whimsical, rhyming text.

When We Were Young

Author: Jonathan David Fineberg
Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN:
Size: 65.97 MB
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When We Were Young from the Author: Jonathan David Fineberg. In his last and most overarching essay on the subject, Rudolf Arnheim encourages us to see the range of individuality in children's drawings and to recognize the child's creation of "significant form" as a way of bringing coherence to his or her experience of the world. This groundbreaking book brings together distinguished critics and scholars, including Rudolf Arnheim, to explore children's art and its profound but rarely documented history. The contributors address central questions of how children use art to make sense of their experience and what really constitutes visual "giftedness" in children. They also cover such topics as visual thinking, the influence of popular culture on children's drawings, giftedness versus education in children's drawings, process, and social interaction in drawing. Created to accompany an exhibition on children's drawings, When We Were Young features a stunning full-color gallery of drawings both by famous artists such as Ingres, Van Gogh, Picasso, Mir├│, and Klee when they were children and by extraordinary "ordinary" children. An annotated chronology, with synopses and more than a thousand scholarly notes, offers a comprehensive survey of the literature and history of child art from the thirteenth century to the present. Essays by Rudolf Arnheim, Jonathan Fineberg, Misty S. Houston, Olga Ivashkevich, Christine Marm├ę Thompson, and Elizabeth Hutton Turner

Come Look With Me

Author: James Haywood Rolling
Publisher: Charlesbridge Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9781890674076
Size: 76.69 MB
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Come Look With Me from the Author: James Haywood Rolling. Introduces African American art to children with a series of twelve color images and questions designed to help them understand what they are seeing.

Embracing Child Art

Author: Barbara A. McGuire
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 1440219745
Size: 65.63 MB
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Embracing Child Art from the Author: Barbara A. McGuire. Readers will find fresh ways to celebrate children's artistic expressions with these unique ideas from Barbara A. McGuire, author of Foundations in Polymer Clay Design and Wire in Design. Learn how to transform children's drawings into functional pieces that will be cherished forever - from an Op Art Lantern for the living room to elegant jewelry to wear with pride. This book is not only for parents, but also for grandparents, troop leaders, and elementary school teachers - any adult interested in preserving the artistic endeavors of children everywhere. The 15 projects presented will take elements of the child's art and apply it to an adult craft. McGuire explains many of the basic principles of design, as well as the elements that all child art shares while guiding the reader through a variety of media applications including polymer clay, paper, ceramics, glass, wood, paint and more. Learn how to immortalize children's expressive art, while forging bonds that encourage and promote their unique creations. 15 unique and creative projects to preserve the artistic endeavors of any child Fully illustrated with step-by-step instructions for each project Basic principles of design and elements of child art

Art Teaching

Author: George Szekely
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136835954
Size: 66.16 MB
Format: PDF
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Art Teaching from the Author: George Szekely. This comprehensive, up-to-date art methods text presents fundamental theories, principles, creative approaches, and resources for art teaching in elementary through middle school.

Discover Great Paintings

Author: Lucy Micklethwait
Publisher: Firefly Books
ISBN: 9781552094105
Size: 62.93 MB
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Discover Great Paintings from the Author: Lucy Micklethwait. This unique, large-format book uses famous paintings and annotation to turn learning about art into an interactive game of clues and discovery. Discover Great Paintings is a beautiful and inspiring collection of paintings, carefully chosen to interest children and launch them into a love and understanding of art. Lucy Micklethwait has selected paintings by various artists from different periods in history. Each one tells its own story. The author's approach is to turn children into detectives, giving them clues to unlock the meaning of the paintings they are looking at. The thought-provoking questions and fascinating answers encourage children to look closely at a painting and to understand what they see. Children will learn to investigate details, they'll discover fascinating facts about history, geography, nature and more, they'll acquire an appreciation for art, all while having fun. A perfect book for shared or solo reading, Discover Great Paintings will nurture curiosity in children, and adults will again look at art through the eyes of a child.