This heavily illustrated book, featuring the world's greatest modern artists, is an excellent introduction for young readers to modern art. The featured artists - including Picasso, Chagall, Calder, Lichtenstein and Hockney - are introduced in a format and style that will appeal to children, and are arranged chronologically with an accompanying timeline. Each artist's entry includes a concise biography, beautiful reproductions of major works, and lively texts that speak directly to young readers. Games, quizzes and other activities help readers learn about the significant contributions of each artist in a way that is both fun and inspiring. Additional information about museums, suggestions for further reading, and online resources will satisfy the most curious minds.
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Brad Finger is an art historian based outside Chicago, USA. He is the author of Vermeer (Prestel).More about Brad Finger