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The Inside Scoop on 50 Art Masterpieces
By Henry M. Sayre
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From prehistoric cave paintings to the Mona Lisa, from Nefertiti to Andy Warhol's Big Campbell's Soup Can 19, this book pairs full-color reproductions of 50 of the world's most celebrated masterpieces with brief, kid-accessible stories about how they were made, who made them and where they fit in the fascinating history of art. Featuring art from Europe, Africa, Asia, and America, organized chronologically, and including timelines and a glossary of art terms, this book is a wonderful overview of art and culture through the ages.
Awards and honors for Cave Paintings to Picasso:Bank Street College, Best Books of the Year (starred)Capitol Choices, Noteworthy Books for ChildrenOregon Book Awards 2005, Eloise Jarvis McGraw Award for Children's Literature
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