Why Is Art Full of Naked People?

Why Is Art Full of Naked People?

And Other Vital Questions About Art

Book - 2016
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Artists ask questions when they make art and viewers ask questions when they look at art. This gently provocative book provides an engaging way for young people to start asking and answering questions for themselves. Why is art full of naked people? is structured around 22 questions, each one tackled over two spreads. The opening spread explores the question and answer, inviting the reader to study a full-bleed image of an important artwork. The second spread shows a selection of work on the theme from across history, showing how art can run with an idea to hugely different ends. The tone of the text is fresh and informal but not flippant.
Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson,, 2016
Copyright Date: copyright2016
ISBN: 9780500650806
Branch Call Number: JUV 702 HOD 2016
Characteristics: 95 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Goble, Claire


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ArapahoeSteffen Mar 06, 2018

I LOVED this fun, yet super comprehensive introduction to art history. I would recommend this to adults getting interested in the topic.

May 20, 2017

Great book for an aspiring artist! Perfect for summer reading and planning trips to all of the places that inspire creative people - Cleveland, Akron : take a look.

ArapahoeStaff3 Jan 14, 2017

A great quick read. Read 2 pages or 20. Read it back to front! Art explained in brief, succinct statements with pictures of famous art to show examples of the statements in double page spreads.

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