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Why Is Art Full of Naked People?
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Are stick men art?: Cave painting * Are there any ugly sculptures?: Greek and Roman sculpture * Why do paintings need frames?: Who looks at art? * Why is everything flat?: Painting in the Middle Ages * Why is art full of naked people?: Renaissance art and the body * What's the story?: Romanticism and narrative * Who are all these people?: Portraiture * What's with all the fruit?: Still lifes * Why paint so many fields?: Landscapes * Is it meant to be blurry?: Impressionism * Is it finished?: Artists' work-in- progress * What is it exactly?: Abstract art * Is it upside-down?: Cubism * That's just weird: Surrealism * Is that it?: Minimalism * Do artists ever copy each other?: Pop art * My kid sister could do that!: Conceptual art * What's the point?: Why art matters * Why is art so expensive?: The value of art * Is it good or bad?: The art world * Why do I have to be quiet in a gallery?: Installations and performance art * Who's who and location of artworks

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An irreverent primer that asks tricky questions about what makes art art

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Susie Hodge is an art historian, author, artist and journalist with more than 100 books to her name. She has an MA in the History of Art from Birkbeck, University of London, and is a Fellow of the RSA. She has twice been named the No. 1 art writer by the Independent.

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'The question bubbles recur throughout the book, encouraging a child to dip in as the mood takes them, and helping them stimulate and support their thinking' - Independent
'Primarily aimed at children, this absorbing and entertaining book from the always interesting Susie Hodge sets out to answer the sort of questions many adults would like to ask as well' - The Artist
'A humorous look at the world of art, it makes a welcome addition to the class or school library!' - North Somerset Teachers' Book Award

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