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Chart of Contents 3 Dedication & Acknowledgments 4 Introduction 5 Art Resources 6-7 Icons 8-10 Chart of Contents 11-36 Chapter 1 Long, Long Ago Renaissance & Post Renaissance 12 Giotto 1266-1337 Egg Paint Gothic 13 Limbourg Brothers 1375-1416 Book of Days Gothic 14 Ghiberti 1378-1455 Florentine Relief Renaissance 15 Van Eyck 1395-1441 Triptych Panel Renaissance 16 Angelico 1400-1455 Leaf Painting with Silver Renaissance 17 Masaccio 1401-1428 Profile Portrait Renaissance 18 Botticelli 1445-1510 Art in the Round Renaissance 19 Da Vinci 1452-1519 Drawing Things Apart Renaissance 20-21 Da Vinci 1452-1519 Da Vinci Invention Renaissance 22 Durer 1471-1528 Wood Block Print Renaissance 23 Raphael 1483-1520 Mother & Baby Renaissance 24 Michelangelo 1475-1564 Fresco Plaque Renaissance 25 Michelangelo 1475-1564 Lie-Down Painting Renaissance 26 El Greco 1541-1614 Drawing Tall Figures Baroque 27 Rubens 1577-1640 Chalk Light Face Baroque 28 Rembrandt 1606-1669 Making Faces! Baroque 29 Rembrandt 1606-1669 Shadowy Faces Baroque 30 Linnaeus 1707-1778 Botanical Illustrations Naturalist 31 Gainsborough 1727-1788 Portrait on Landscape Romantic 32 Blake 1757-1827 Hand Colored Prints Romantic 33 Constable 1776-1837 Cloudscape Romantic 34 Hokusai 1760-1849 Surimono Greeting Ukiyo-e 35 Audubon 1785-1851 Nature Notebook Naturalist 36 Courbet 1819-1877 Palette Knife Painting Realist 37-56 Chapter 2 Sunny & Free Impressionists & Post Impressionists 38 Manet 1832-1883 Still-Life in Melted Crayon Impressionist 39 Monet 1840-1926 Dabble in Paint Impressionist 40 Degas 1834-1917 Resist in Motion Impressionist 41 Degas 1834-1917 Chalk on Cloth Impressionist 42 Morisot 1841-1895 Texture Paints Impressionist 43 Homer 1836-1910 Wilderness Watercolor Impressionist Impressionist Impressionist 45 Renoir 1841-1919 Mixed Media Still-Life Impressionist 46 Van Gogh 1853-1890 Impasto Post Impressionist Impressionist Impressionist 48 Cezanne 1839-1906 Seeing Shapes Still-Life Post Impressionist 49 Rousseau 1844-1910 Jungle Prints Post Impressionist 50 Rodin 1840-1917 Carving Clay Post Impressionist 51 Gauguin 1848-1903 Surprising Colors Post Impressionist Nabis 52-53 Toulouse-Lautrec 1864-1901 Event Poster Post Impressionist 54 Seurat 1859-1891 Pointillist Color Cards Post Impressionist Pointillist 55 Vuillard 1868-1940 Artist's Studio Post Impressionist Nabis 56 Russell 1864-1926 Western Sunset Impressionist 57-82 Chapter 3 Wild & Wacky Expressionists, Abstract, Abstract-Expressionists, Cubists, Dadaists, & Surrealists 58 Matisse 1869-1954 Story Color Collage Post Impressionist Fauvist 59 Munch 1863-1944 Clay Facial Expressions Expressionist 60 Kandinsky 1866-1944 Painting Music Abstract-Expressionist 61 Mondrian 1872-1944 Straight Line Design Abstract DeStijl 62-63 Klee 1879-1940 One Line Designs Expressionist 64 Stella 1880-1946 Mixed Media Lines Abstract 65 Escher 1889-1972 Tessellation Design Abstract 66 Calder 1889-1976 Standing Mobile Abstract 67 Moore 1898-1986 Carving Stone Abstract 68 Braque 1882-1963 Cubist Collage Cubist 69 Picasso 1881-1973 One Color Painting Cubist 70-71 Picasso 1881-1973 Fractured Friend Cubist 72 Rivera 1886-1957 Giant Projector Mural Social Realist 73 Duchamp 1887-1968 Happy Accident String Dadaist 74 Arp 1887-1966 Muse of Chance Collage Dadaist 75 Oppenheim 1913-1985 Wacky Work of Dada Dadaist 76 Chagall 1887-1985 Scenery Mural Surrealist 77 Magritte 1898-1967 Giant Tennis Shoes Surrealist 78 Dali 1904-1985 Dream Photographs Surrealist 79 Giacometti 1901-1966 Sticks 'n Straws Surrealist 80-81 Kahlo 1910-1954 Special Self-Portrait Surrealist 82 Wright 1867-1959 Box House Architect Modern 83-106 Chapter 4 Art Today Everyway Pop, Op, Folk, Modern, Cartoonists, Photojournalists, & Children's Book Illustrators 84 Grandma Moses 1860-1961 Busy Folk Art Scene Folk Art 85 Rockwell 1895-1978 Tell-a-Story Illustrations Romantic 86 O'Keeffe 1887-1986 Close-Up Flower Painting Realist 87 Wyeth 1917-2009 First Snow Realist 88 Lange 1895-1965 Photo Story Collage Photojournalist 89 Bourke-White 1906-1971 ABC Photography Photojournalist 90 Lawrence 1917-2000 Series Drawing Realist & Modern 91 Smith 1906-1965 Cubi Structure Abstract Expressionist 92 Vasarely 1908-1997 Dizzy Op Art Op 93 Pollock 1912-1956 Action Spatter Abstract Expressionist 94 Cornell 1903-1972 Portrait Box Collage Surrealist 95 Nevelson 1900-1988 Scrap Box Art Abstract 96 Rauschenberg 1925-2008 Combines Pop 97 Chamberlain 1927- BIG Junk Pop 98 Kienholz 1935-1994 Walk Through Sculpture Op 99 Christo 1935- Transformations Modern 100-101 Paik 1932-2006 Robot People Pop 102 Lichtenstein 1923-1997 Comic Dots Pop 103 Warhol 1930-1987 Lots of Me! Pop 104 Ringgold 1930- Quilted Work Modern 105 Davis 1946- Comic Creatures Cartoonist 106 Van Allsburg 1949- Glowing House Children's Book Illustrator 107-126 Chapter 5 Make It & Play It Games & Child-Made Activities 108 Great Artist Cards card game 109 Masters Match matching game 110 Master-Puzzlepiece puzzle game 111 Masters Scrap Book cataloging activity 112-113 Smart Art Cards matching game 114-115 Great Art Cookies cooking activity 116-117 Great Art Dominoes matching game 118 Great Art Coloring Pages coloring activity 119 Great Time Line sequencing activity 120-121 Happy Birthday, Mr. Picasso party activity 122 Gallery Walk exhibition activity 123 Masterpiece Montage drama activity 124-125 Map of Honor geography activity 126 You & Me Notebook cataloging activity 127-144 Chapter 6 Resource Guide 128-132 Great Art Words glossary and art terms 133-135 Materials Index index by art materials 136 Great Art Techniques index by kid art technique 138 Great Art Birthdays list of artist birthdays 139-140 Great Artists & Activities index by artist and activity 141 About the Authors biography of authors 142 Bright Ideas for Learning other book information

About the Author

MaryAnn F. Kohl is the author of "First Art," "Preschool Art," "Scribble Art," "Mudworks," and 15+ other titles. Kim Solga is the editor or author of books in the Art and Activities for Kids series, including "Art Fun! "and "Craft Fun!" Kim produces the KidsArt magazine and catalogue. Kohl and Solga also co-wrote "Great American Artists for Kids". Series: Bright Ideas for Learning(TM) MaryAnn F. Kohl is currently (2013-2014) in her second term on the Board of Directors for the Independent Book Publishers Association. TITLES BY MARYANN F KOHL- * Discovering Great Artists: Hands-On Art for Kids in the Styles of the Great Masters (WITH SOLGA) * Great American Artists for Kids: Hands-On Art Experiences in the Styles of Great American Masters (WITH SOLGA) * Storybook Art: Hands-On Art for Children in the Styles of 100 Great Picture Book Illustrators * Scribble Art: Independent Creative Art Experiences for Children * Mudworks: Creative Clay, Dough & Modeling Experiences * Mudworks Bilingual: same as Mudworks, in both Spanish & English ebook only * ScienceArts: Discovering Science Through Art Experiences (with Potter) * Good Earth Art: Environmental Art for Kids * Preschool Art: It's the Process, Not the Product * First Art: Art for Toddlers and Two's * MathArts: Discovering Math Through Art Experiences * Cooking Art: Edible Art for Kids * Global Art: Activities, Projects, & Inventions from Around the Word * Making Make-Believe: Props, Costumes & Creative Play Ideas * Art with Anything: 52 Weeks of Fun with Everyday Stuff TITLES BY SOLGA- * Great American Artists for Kids: Hands-On Art Experiences in the Styles of Great American Masters (WITH KOHL) * Great American Artists for Kids: Hands-On Art Experiences in the Styles of Great American Masters (WITH KOHL) * Art Fun! (Art & Activities for Kids) * Paint! (Art and Activities for Kids) * Craft Fun! (Art & Activities for Kids) * Make Cards! (Art and Activities for Kids) * Draw! (Art and Activities for Kids) * Make Costumes!: For Creative Play (Art and Activities for Kids) * Make Gifts! (Art & Activities) * Make Clothes Fun! (Art and Activities for Kids) * Make Crafts! (Art and Activities for Kids) * Make Prints! (Art and Activities for Kids) * One-Hour Nature Crafts (with J. Haynes)

Reviews

"Discovering Great Artists" encourages children to know the great artists and their techniques through hands-on experience, to be inspired to read books, to visit museums, and to see the world in a new way. Children will encompass a greater sense of history and art appreciation, and see themselves in a grander scope of time." ~ MaryAnn Kohl, author and educator "Discovering Great Artists" offers children the opportunity to explore a variety of artistic mediums including paint, chalk and pencil drawings, sculpture, photography and construction. Artists from the Renaissance to the present time are included, covering artistic styles such as cubism, abstract, cartoon, naturalism, impressionism and folk art. Activities are as diverse as the artists themselves, with Invention Art (Da Vinci), Action Spatter (Pollock), Starry night (Van Gogh), Colour Collage (Matisse) and Comic Dots (Lichtenstein). Instructions are clear and easy to understand. Materials are generally common art supplies easily accessed by teachers and parents." ~ Susan Whelan, Suite101 "100+ activities teach the styles, works, and techniques of the great masters - Van Gogh, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, and more. To experience Van Gogh's style, children mix paints into a thick substance called "impasto" and then paint with heavy, swirling brush strokes. Each activity contains a brief history of the artist, a project, and an example of that artist's work. Discovering Great Artists is a great value for the money and belongs on every art shelf." ~ Rainbow Resource "Students study artists from the Middle Ages and Renaissance to present day, and learn a variety of techniques and styles. The publisher, Bright RIng Publishing, provides links to full color examples of artwork by many of the artists that are featured in the book. Highly recommended." ~ Successful Homeschooling "You have to get this book! It is jam packed full of great ideas - with 140 pages of information on great artists and projects representing them. Each artist's section has a short biography which is what I have used for our Artist pages in our History Notebook. There are such original and fun projects demonstrating the style and materials used by the Artist of study. There are projects of ink, acrylic paints, watercolors, pastels, collage compositions, clay pieces, and just too much to mention." ~ Noggins and Nonsense "Hands-on Art for Children in the Styles of the Great Masters 110 amazingly fun and unique art activities for children to experience the styles and techniques of the great masters, from Renaissance to the present. A brief biography of each artist is included with a fully illustrated, child-tested art activity, featuring painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, architecture, and more!" ~ Classical Conversations

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