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The Resource A history of pictures for children : from cave paintings to computer drawings, David Hockney & Martin Gayford ; illustrated by Rose Blake ; abridged and adapted by Mary Richards

A history of pictures for children : from cave paintings to computer drawings, David Hockney & Martin Gayford ; illustrated by Rose Blake ; abridged and adapted by Mary Richards

Label
A history of pictures for children : from cave paintings to computer drawings
Title
A history of pictures for children
Title remainder
from cave paintings to computer drawings
Statement of responsibility
David Hockney & Martin Gayford ; illustrated by Rose Blake ; abridged and adapted by Mary Richards
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A History of Pictures takes young readers on an adventure through art history. From cave paintings to video games, this book shows how and why pictures have been made, linking art to the human experience. Hockney and Gayford explain each piece of art in the book, helping young minds to grasp difficult concepts. The book tracks the many twists and turns toward artistic invention, allowing readers to fully appreciate how and why art has changed and includes an illustrated timeline of inventions. All new illustrations by Rose Blake add a personal perspective on a wide variety of images. A History of Pictures will inspire creative minds and help them to understand the legacy of the pictures we see today. The book also includes a bibliography and index
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hockney, David
Dewey number
709
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N5308
LC item number
.H63 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1952-
  • 1987-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gayford, Martin
  • Blake, Rose
  • Hockney, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Art
  • Art
  • Art
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Art / History
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A history of pictures for children : from cave paintings to computer drawings, David Hockney & Martin Gayford ; illustrated by Rose Blake ; abridged and adapted by Mary Richards
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Abridged and adapted by Mary Richards from A history of pictures by David Hockney and Martin Gayford
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Thinking about pictures -- Making marks -- Light and shadows -- Watch this space -- Mirrors and reflections -- Painting and photography -- Moving pictures -- The story goes on -- Timeline of inventions
Control code
on1019842145
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
128 pages
Isbn
9781419732119
Lccn
2017058996
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1019842145
  • (Sirsi) a2083262
Label
A history of pictures for children : from cave paintings to computer drawings, David Hockney & Martin Gayford ; illustrated by Rose Blake ; abridged and adapted by Mary Richards
Publication
Copyright
Note
Abridged and adapted by Mary Richards from A history of pictures by David Hockney and Martin Gayford
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Thinking about pictures -- Making marks -- Light and shadows -- Watch this space -- Mirrors and reflections -- Painting and photography -- Moving pictures -- The story goes on -- Timeline of inventions
Control code
on1019842145
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
128 pages
Isbn
9781419732119
Lccn
2017058996
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1019842145
  • (Sirsi) a2083262

Library Locations

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