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19%OFFSilke Vry - 13 Art Illusions Children Should Know - 9783791371108 - V9783791371108
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13 Art Illusions Children Should Know

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Description for 13 Art Illusions Children Should Know Hardcover. This collection of masterpieces in the art of illusion will delight and entertain readers of all ages. Num Pages: 48 pages, 60 colour. BIC Classification: YNA. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 287 x 246 x 12. Weight in Grams: 618.
Children love to be fooled - and artists are some of the greatest tricksters around. This collection features artworks that incorporate a variety of methods for tricking our eyes: including trompe-l'oeil, clever uses of colour and perspective, surrealism and photorealism. Arranged thematically, each work is presented in a two-page spread. Lively texts explain the methods the artist employed to shape an illusion. Reproduced in vibrant colour, these pieces of ripe fruit, blooming flowers, a half-opened curtain, flickering lines and impossible worlds come alive on the page, providing hours of absorbing fun as readers are drawn into the stories behind their ... Read more

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Prestel Germany
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About Silke Vry
Silke Vry, an archaeologist and art historian, is the author of numerous books for children, including Trick of the Eye: Art and Illusion and Colours in Art: Red, Yellow, Blue (both Prestel). She lives in Hamburg, Germany.

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This is an enjoyably interactive work of nonfiction that will have students challenging friends with optical illusions, staring (very) hard at great works of art, and, if they're not feeling too dizzy, trying their hand at creating their own renditions. -Booklist It's a riveting read. . . the enchanting trickery includes concealed messages, upside-down ... Read more

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