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Art for Teens: Home
Beginners look at looking at art, understanding it and key artists teens should know.
Art can be overwhelming for beginners, especially teens. But art is an important source of knowledge, creativity and culture. It is very important to understand what makes art, art. In this guide you will learn how to look at art and learn about important artists as well as certain periods in art.
Museum in Chicago featuring artwork from different periods.
Books to Read
Art by Susie HodgeFrom the influential craftsmen of the high renaissance to the Dutch masters, and from the rococo and neoclassical movements of the 18th century to romanticism, modernism and contemporary art, the lives of the great artists are as varied and multifaceted as the works of creative genius they produced. The Great Art Guide introduces readers to 100 of the world’s most important artists, from the 13th century to the present. Works by artists such as Caravaggio, Vermeer, van Gogh and Warhol are arranged chronologically and set in their historical context by Susie Hodge’s authoritative narrative. Succinct and insightful artist profiles are accompanied by high-quality reproductions of the individual’s most significant works of art. Including a glossary of key terms and a comprehensive list of the most important art institutions from across the globe, this concise and readable guide is a joy for students of art or anyone wanting to know more about great works of art.
Publication Date: 2014-02-04
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide by Philippe De Montebello (Introduction by)This is a revised edition of the guide to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The guide describes the museum's vast collections and its buildings, including the Cloisters, and includes nearly 900 works of art from the museum's 18 curatorial departments, selected by the director of the museum, Philippe de Montebello.
Publication Date: 1999-03-11
The Story of Paintings by Mick Manning; Brita Granström (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2017-09-05
Art in Minutes by Susie HodgeThis concise yet comprehensive guide to the history of art is the perfect handbook for all would-be art buffs. Art historian Susie Hodge takes you on a whistle-stop international tour of all the major philosophies, movements, phases, developments, artists, and themes, from prehistoric art to Hyperrealism. Other concepts covered include Greek classicism, Gothic art, the Renaissance, Baroque, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, Cubism, surrealism, Pop art, and Minimalism.