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The Annotated Mona Lisa

The Annotated Mona Lisa
  • Author : Carol Strickland
  • Publsiher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Release : 01 October 2007
  • ISBN : 9780740768729
  • Pages : 206 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 8 ratings
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Presents the history of art from prehistoric times to the present day, describes major artists and movements, and details the influence of art on society through the ages.


The Annotated Mona Lisa

The Annotated Mona Lisa
  • Author : Carol Strickland,John Boswell
  • Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Release : 01 October 2007
GET THIS BOOKThe Annotated Mona Lisa

Presents the history of art from prehistoric times to the present day, describes major artists and movements, and details the influence of art on society through the ages.


The Annotated Mona Lisa, Third Edition

The Annotated Mona Lisa, Third Edition
  • Author : Carol Strickland
  • Publisher : Annotated
  • Release : 09 January 2018
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An illustrated tutorial of prehistoric to contemporary world art, from cave paintings to video art installations to digital and Internet media in an easy-to-understand format. This heavily illustrated crash course in art history is revised and updated from the second edition published in 2007. Featuring succinct page-length essays, instructive sidebars, and more than 300 photographs, The Annotated Mona Lisa: A Crash Course in Art History from Prehistoric to Present takes art education out of the realm of dreary textbooks, demystifies jargon and



The Annotated Arch

The Annotated Arch
  • Author : Carol Strickland,Amy Handy
  • Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Release : 11 April 2001
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Traces the historical and technological development of the arch from the ancient world to the twentieth century, and highlights the arches of the Colosseum, Chartres Cathedral, Monticello, and the Guggenheim Museum.


Art of the Western World

Art of the Western World
  • Author : Bruce Cole,Adelheid M. Gealt
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 15 December 1991
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Traces the history of Western art from its classical roots up to the present day, and integrates the works of each period with the history, values, and ideals that gave birth to them


Cave Paintings to Picasso

Cave Paintings to Picasso
  • Author : Henry M. Sayre
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release : 26 August 2004
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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


The Illustrated Timeline of Art History

The Illustrated Timeline of Art History
  • Author : Carol Strickland
  • Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Release : 05 March 2021
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From cave paintings to Jeff Koons--that’s where this stunningly illustrated history of art takes you. Filled with pictures of paintings, sculptures, museum artifacts, and architectural standouts, and a cross-cultural approach that encompasses European, American, Asian, and Islamic masterpieces, it proceeds on a thrilling visual tour. Carol Strickland--author of the bestselling Annotated Mona Lisa (300,000 copies sold)--serves as guide, and delivers superb background that sets the stage for each era’s timeline, as well as informative sidebars that reveal the


Art History For Dummies

Art History For Dummies
  • Author : Jesse Bryant Wilder
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 14 February 2011
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Art history is more than just a collection of dates and foreign-sounding names, obscure movements and arcane isms. Every age, for the last 50,000 years has left its unique imprint on the world, and from the first cave paintings to the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, from the Byzantine mosaics of the Hagia Sophia, to the graffiti-inspired paintings of Jean-Michel Basquiat, art history tells the story of our evolving notions of who and what we are and our place in the



The Eagle and the Swan

The Eagle and the Swan
  • Author : Carol Strickland
  • Publisher : Echo Point Books & Media
  • Release : 09 November 2018
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Famed for her stirring "Leda and the Swan" performance in the Imperial Palaces, a beautiful dancer changes the course of history. The soldier and the swan dancer join on a treacherous path to power that leads all the way to the throne. The events that ensue, amid the struggles and politics of a society in flux, leave a city in ruins.


Learning to Look

Learning to Look
  • Author : Joshua C. Taylor
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 10 December 2014
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Sometimes seeing is more difficult for the student of art than believing. Taylor, in a book that has sold more than 300,000 copies since its original publication in 1957, has helped two generations of art students "learn to look." This handy guide to the visual arts is designed to provide a comprehensive view of art, moving from the analytic study of specific works to a consideration of broad principles and technical matters. Forty-four carefully selected illustrations afford an excellent sampling of the


About Face

About Face
  • Author : David H. Hackworth
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 29 September 2020
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Called “everything a war memoir could possibly be” by The New York Times, this all-time classic of the military memoir genre now includes a new forward from bestselling author and retired Navy SEAL Jocko Willink. Whether he was fifteen years old or forty, David Hackworth devoted his life to the US Army and quickly became a living legend. However, he appeared on TV in 1971 to decry the doomed war effort in Vietnam. From Korea to Berlin and the Cuban missile


The Art Teacher's Book of Lists

The Art Teacher's Book of Lists
  • Author : Helen D. Hume
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 09 November 2010
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A revised and updated edition of the best-selling resource for art teachers This time-tested book is written for teachers who need accurate and updated information about the world of art, artists, and art movements, including the arts of Africa, Asia, Native America and other diverse cultures. The book is filled with tools, resources, and ideas for creating art in multiple media. Written by an experienced artist and art instructor, the book is filled with vital facts, data, readings, and other


World Views

World Views
  • Author : Laurie Adams
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
  • Release : 05 March 2021
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This text comprises eleven chapters, each focusing on a discrete area of non-Western or Native American art. With nearly 180 illustrations (many in full color) and an accessible 8 1/2 x 11 format, students are introduced to important subjects and artworks outside of the Western tradition.