A History of Pictures for Children

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A History of Pictures for Children takes readers on a journey through art history, from early art drawn on cave walls to the images we make today on our computers and phone cameras. Based on the bestselling book for adults, this children’s edition of A History of Pictures is told through conversations between the artist David Hockney and the author Martin Gayford, who talk about art with inspiring simplicity and clarity. Rose Blake’s illustrations illuminate the narratives of both authors to bring the history of art alive for a young audience.

Table of Contents

Introduction • 1. Thinking About Pictures: Why Do We Make Pictures? • 2. Making Marks: What Makes an Interesting Mark? • 3. Light and Shadows: What is a shadow exactly? • 4. Watch This Space: How Do Artists Set the Scene? • 5. Mirrors and Reflections: How Do Artists Play with Light? • 6. Painting and Photography: What Tools Do Artists Use? • 7. Moving Pictures: Can Pictures Really Move? • 8. The Story Goes On: What’s Next for Pictures? • Timeline of Inventions

David Hockney is perhaps one of the world’s most acclaimed and popular artists of our time. He makes pictures in almost every medium and likes to look carefully at the work of other artists. His book Secret knowledge explains some of his ideas about how artists throughout history have created their pictures.

Martin Gayford is art critic for and author. He has had many conversations with David Hockney over the years about art, some of which he has written down in books including a Bigger Message.

Rose Blake is an illustrator who also makes pictures. She creates illustrations for books, magazines, newspapers and art galleries. When she was eleven, she and her parents went on holiday to LA and visited David Hockney at his house. Since then she has been one of his biggest fans.

Súly 0.94 kg
ISBN 978-0500651414
Szerző David Hockney, Martin Gayford
Kiadó Thames and Hudson
Kiadás éve 2018
Borító Hardcover
Oldalszám és illusztrációk 128 pp., with 160 illustrations
Grafikai tervezés Rose Blake
Nyelv English

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