Look! Seeing the Light in Art (Look!)

Look! Seeing the Light in Art (Look!)

By: Gillian Wolfe (author)Paperback

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This exciting art title focuses on how artists use light in their paintings. This book uses some of the most famous and best-loved artists of all time to show how their paintings reflect dramatic light, mysterious light, cold light, hot light, dappled light, rainy light, light patterns, light shapes and other forms of light.

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About Author

GILLIAN WOLFE CBE is Director of Learning and Public Affairs at Dulwich Picture Gallery, one of the most renowned private collections in the UK. She also works as a freelance consultant, and has lectured all over the world. Her previous art books for children include My First Art Book, winner of the Parent Choice Silver Honour Award, USA; and Art Activity Book and Children's Art Book, both winners of the Gulbenkian Prize for Best Museum Publications of the Year. Her titles with Frances Lincoln include Look! Zoom in on Art, which won the English Association's Award for the best children's non-fiction book, Look! Body Language in Art, Look! Seeing the Light in Art and Look! Drawing the Line in Art. In 1995, Gillian was awarded an MBE and in 2005 the CBE for services to Arts Education. She lives in South London.

Contents

Look at dramatic light ...8 Look at mysterious light ...10 Look at cold and hot light ...12 Look at dappled light ...14 Look at rainy light ...16 Look at stormy and calm light ...18 Look at reflected light ...20 Look at light patterns ...22 Look at light shapes ...24 Look at light textures ...26 Look at light lines ...28 Look at light solids ...30 Look at light contrasts ...32 Look at highlights ...34 Look at night lights ...36 Look at heavenly light ...38 Look it up ...40.. Index ...45.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/10/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781847800381
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 48
  • ID: 9781847800381
  • weight: 204
  • ISBN10: 1847800386

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