What Adults Don’t Know About Art: Inspiring young minds to love and enjoy art

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Assembled by savvy communicators, the School of Life publishers use a combination of super talented writers to put together an array of youthfully insightful thoughts along with artistic reproductions to tease the essence of art appreciation into the reader of any age. Taking the stodginess from the pretentious formality of museums, the authors bring art into the grasp of neophytes, encouraging the reader to appreciate any and all representations that are found to be appealing. Most of the pages are filled with reproductions ranging from children’s drawings, displaying the Hellenic marbles, explaining renaissance paintings, looking at impressionistic works and so much more. The reassuring and encouraging text delightfully shows how these artworks ‘bottle’ up or preserve the character of the times, others tell historical stories, or capture pleasant or tragic impressions. Art captures memories, tells the viewer about past history and people, tickles the imagination, while the messages perceived depend on the viewer. For the young learner, this is an impressive introduction to the arts. Turn the pages slowly to savor the richness of the contents.

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Star Count 5/5
Format Hard
Page Count 160 pages
Publisher The School of Life
Publish Date 11-May-2021
ISBN 9781912891290
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Issue September 2021
Category Architecture & Photography