Wadsworth Atheneum

ART SMART: SPOT THE DETAILS AND FIND OUT THE FACTS!

Take a good look at the Mona Lisa - then turn the page and test your recall of the image, from the color of her eyes to the number of rings on her fingers. This gallery of twenty-eight great European and American paintings is loaded with fun-filled quizzes that will test your powers of observation. You'll also discover fascinating facts about each work of art's origins, current location, and cultural background.

If you're new to the art world, this book is a terrific chance to get acquainted with famous masterpieces. And if you're already familiar with these paintings - from Degas's ballerinas in Before the Rehearsal and Kahlo's Self-Portrait with Monkey to van Gogh's The Bedroom and Monet's Waterlilies - you'll have an entertaining opportunity to get to know them better. At the back of the book, you'll find a helpful glossary of descriptive terms as well as complete answers to each quiz.

Details: By Dover Publications, Inc.
published 2015, 64 pages, softcover

 

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