Cave Paintings to Picasso by Henry M. Sayre
The Inside Scoop on 50 Art Masterpieces

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 2 Critic Reviews

unrated

Synopsis

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.
 

About Henry M. Sayre

See more books from this Author
Henry M. Sayre is a professor of art history and the author of many art books, including A World of Art and The Object of Performance . He lives in Oregon.
 
Published August 26, 2004 by Chronicle Books. 96 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Children's Books.

Unrated Critic Reviews for Cave Paintings to Picasso

Kirkus Reviews

See more reviews from this publication

Leading an idiosyncratic tour through the history of fine and decorative art, Sayre invites young readers to pause before 50 exemplars while he fills in historical background and symbolic significance.

| Read Full Review of Cave Paintings to Picasso: Th...

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Cave Paintings to Picasso: The Inside Scoop on 50 Masterpieces by Henry Sayre chronicles major artistic achievements from prehistory to modernity.

| Read Full Review of Cave Paintings to Picasso: Th...

Reader Rating for Cave Paintings to Picasso
92%

An aggregated and normalized score based on 7 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes


Rate this book!

Add Review
×