Encyclopedia of Art for Young People

Author: Alice Peebles
Publisher:
ISBN: 0791094731
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Art

An introductory survey of art from the late eighteenth century through the nineteenth century, centered around impressionism, featuring color reproductions of masterpieces, highlights of specific artists and movements, a discussion of tools and techniques used, and a look at stylistic influences between artists and cultures.

Dinosaurs In Your Face With 3 D Glasses

Author: Robert T. Bakker, Dr.
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780307976925
Release Date: 2012-08-07
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Combines the work of a renowned paleontologist and paleoartist in a three-dimensional omnibus of dinosaur-themed Picturebacks, including Dinosaurs!, Prehistoric Monsters! and Dino Babies!, in a volume complemented by a sturdy pair of 3-D glasses.

Vampire Knits

Author: Genevieve Miller
Publisher: Potter Craft
ISBN: 9780307586926
Release Date: 2010-12-15
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Surrender to the allure of knits inspired by the immortals we all love to fear. If you adore Twilight, True Blood, or The Vampire Diaries, this collection of 28 imaginative and beautiful projects is sure to captivate. • Black capes are so 1897, instead get stylish with the dead sexy Sidhe Shrug. • Unleash your inner shapeshifter with the Werewolf Hat. • Keep warm while holding hands with your vampire by wearing these Bellisima Mittens. • Around humans? Use the Blood Bottle Cozies to disguise your beverage. Whether you are wandering the Carpathian Mountains or the bayous of Louisiana, these smoldering projects—for knitters of all levels—will keep you well protected, no matter what you attract. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Arts a Visual Encyclopedia

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
Publisher: DK Children
ISBN: 1465461787
Release Date: 2017-08-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The most visual and comprehensive encyclopedia for children that charts the evolution of the world's greatest cultural achievements in painting, music, photography, and dance, supporting the arts in STEAM education. Kids can trace the development of painting, from prehistoric cave drawings to the Mona Lisa to contemporary street art; read the story of music, from classical and jazz to rock and roll; find out about photography, from the early pinhole camera to digital imagery; and put on their dancing shoes for some ballroom, ballet, modern dance, and more. Stunning full-page images bring each subject to life, and clear text and annotations provide comprehensive, age-appropriate coverage. Full of amazing facts, clear explanations, and stunning photography, The Arts: A Visual Encyclopedia is the essential introduction to the cultural world for children. Series Overview: DK's Visual Encyclopedias are the first substantial series of encyclopedias aimed at young children, designed to excite and entertain, while offering a comprehensive overview of core subjects. From science and the human body to animals, the ocean, space, and more, each book combines fun facts, amazing pictures, and crystal-clear explanations to take kids into the wonders of our world.

The Giant Encyclopedia of Art Craft Activities

Author: Kathy Charner
Publisher: Gryphon House, Inc.
ISBN: 0876592094
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Art

The giant encyclopedia of art & craft activities for children 3 to 6 more than 500 art & craft activities written by teachers for teachers.

Encyclopedia of Nineteenth Century Photography

Author: John Hannavy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135873271
Release Date: 2013-12-16
Genre: Photography

The Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography is the first comprehensive encyclopedia of world photography up to the beginning of the twentieth century. It sets out to be the standard, definitive reference work on the subject for years to come. Its coverage is global – an important ‘first’ in that authorities from all over the world have contributed their expertise and scholarship towards making this a truly comprehensive publication. The Encyclopedia presents new and ground-breaking research alongside accounts of the major established figures in the nineteenth century arena. Coverage includes all the key people, processes, equipment, movements, styles, debates and groupings which helped photography develop from being ‘a solution in search of a problem’ when first invented, to the essential communication tool, creative medium, and recorder of everyday life which it had become by the dawn of the twentieth century. The sheer breadth of coverage in the 1200 essays makes the Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography an essential reference source for academics, students, researchers and libraries worldwide.

The Queer Encyclopedia of the Visual Arts

Author: Claude Summers
Publisher: Cleis Press Start
ISBN: 9781573448741
Release Date: 2012-03-23
Genre: Art

A distinctly queer presence permeates the history of the visual arts — from Michelangelo's David and homoerotic images on ancient Greek vases to Frida Kahlo's self-portraits and the photography of Claude Cahun and Robert Mapplethorpe. The Queer Encyclopedia of the Visual Arts is a comprehensive work showcasing the enormous contribution of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer artists to painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and architecture. International in scope, the volume includes overviews of the various periods in art history, from Classical Art to Contemporary Art and from African Art to Erotic and Pornographic Art; discussions of topics ranging from AIDS Activism in the Arts, Censorship in the Arts, and the Arts and Crafts Movement to Pulp Paperbacks and Their Covers; surveys of the representation of various subjects in the visual arts, from Androgyny to Vampires; and biographical entries on significant figures in the history of art, such as Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, El Greco, Leonardo da Vinci, David Hockney, Ruth Bernhard, Rosa Bonheur, Romaine Brooks, Simeon Solomon, and Nahum Zenil. Includes more than 100 illustrations and photographs.

Martial Arts of the World An Encyclopedia of History and Innovation 2 volumes

Author: Thomas A. Green
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781598842449
Release Date: 2010-06-11
Genre: Social Science

This book is the most comprehensive and authoritative reference ever published on the wide range of martial arts disciplines practiced in cultures around the world. • Includes the scholarship of 67 expert, international contributors • Presents 30 images of martial arts in practice • Offers bibliographic lists at the end of each section pointing to further reading in print and online • Includes a comprehensive index in each volume

Star Wars Character Encyclopedia

Author: DK Publishing
Publisher: Kids Play
ISBN: 1465448853
Release Date: 2016-04-05
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Updated and expanded with amazing new material including characters from Star Wars(tm): The Force Awakens! Star Wars Character Encyclopedia: Updated and Expanded, the definitive guide to the people, aliens, and droids of the Star Wars galaxy, is back, bigger and better than ever before, and packed with new Star Wars characters! Want to know how tall Darth Vader is? Or where the ferocious Nexu comes from? Look no further than the Star Wars Character Encyclopedia: Updated and Expanded. With more than 200 profiles on heroes, villains, and more, this handy guide is full of fun facts and intriguing information guaranteed to enthrall fans for hours on end. © & TM 2016 LUCASFILM LTD. Used Under Authorization.

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science

Author: Allen Kent
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0824720334
Release Date: 1982-01-29
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

"The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science provides an outstanding resource in 33 published volumes with 2 helpful indexes. This thorough reference set--written by 1300 eminent, international experts--offers librarians, information/computer scientists, bibliographers, documentalists, systems analysts, and students, convenient access to the techniques and tools of both library and information science. Impeccably researched, cross referenced, alphabetized by subject, and generously illustrated, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science integrates the essential theoretical and practical information accumulating in this rapidly growing field."

The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture

Author: Carol Crown
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 9781469607993
Release Date: 2013-06-03
Genre: Reference

Folk art is one of the American South's most significant areas of creative achievement, and this comprehensive yet accessible reference details that achievement from the sixteenth century through the present. This volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture explores the many forms of aesthetic expression that have characterized southern folk art, including the work of self-taught artists, as well as the South's complex relationship to national patterns of folk art collecting. Fifty-two thematic essays examine subjects ranging from colonial portraiture, Moravian material culture, and southern folk pottery to the South's rich quilt-making traditions, memory painting, and African American vernacular art, and 211 topical essays include profiles of major folk and self-taught artists in the region.

The Focal Encyclopedia of Photography

Author: Michael R. Peres
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781136106132
Release Date: 2013-05-29
Genre: Photography

*Searchable CD ROM containing the entire book (including images) *Over 450 color images, plus never before published images provided by the George Eastman House collection, as well as images from Ansel Adams, Howard Schatz, and Jerry Uelsmann to name just a few The role and value of the picture cannot be matched for accuracy or impact. This comprehensive treatise, featuring the history and historical processes of photography, contemporary applications, and the new and evolving digital technologies, will provide the most accurate technical synopsis of the current, as well as early worlds of photography ever compiled. This Encyclopedia, produced by a team of world renown practicing experts, shares in highly detailed descriptions, the core concepts and facts relative to anything photographic. This Fourth edition of the Focal Encyclopedia serves as the definitive reference for students and practitioners of photography worldwide, expanding on the award winning 3rd edition. In addition to Michael Peres (Editor in Chief), the editors are: Franziska Frey (Digital Photography), J. Tomas Lopez (Contemporary Issues), David Malin (Photography in Science), Mark Osterman (Process Historian), Grant Romer (History and the Evolution of Photography), Nancy M. Stuart (Major Themes and Photographers of the 20th Century), and Scott Williams (Photographic Materials and Process Essentials)

Encyclopedia of Native American Artists

Author: Deborah Everett
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313337628
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Art

Students and art lovers will enjoy reading about the approximately 70 Native American artists presented here, many for the first time in a reference book.