The Arts: a Visual Encyclopedia

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Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

Publisher: DK Children

ISBN: 9781465462909

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

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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.

Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia (Second Edition)

A Visual Encyclopedia

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Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756698960

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

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Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia reveals the wonders of the animal kingdom. A visual celebration of the natural world, Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia introduces readers to animals from all over the planet, showcasing the wildebeest migration across East Africa to the feeding frenzies of hammerhead sharks. Learn about different species, habitats, and much more! Supports Common Core State Standards.

Digital Media

A Visual Encyclopedia

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Author: Barton James

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1481740105

Category: Photography

Page: 100

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THIS BOOK DELIVERS two decades -- 900+ PROJECTS 500+ companies -- thousands of people -- an executive point summary -- a revolution from analog to digital. DICK'S SPORTING GOODS Ecommerce, IBM Software, PNC Training, ATT Multi-Souce, HOLIDAY INN Image, BAYER, FISHER, WASHINGTON, PSU, NASCAR, more.

Science A Visual Encyclopedia

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Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465434852

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

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In the bestselling tradition of Human Body: A Visual Encyclopedia comes the next installment in this series: Science: A Visual Encyclopedia. This is the first substantial science encyclopedia aimed at young children, and it entertains and excites while putting all key information at the reader's fingertips. Employing a dynamic visual approach, Science: A Visual Encyclopedia explains how science works through pictures, making the subject matter accessible and intuitive to readers of all ages. The accompanying text is simple and lively and packed with amazing facts and surprising stories that appeal to curious minds.

The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

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Author: Gerald W. R. Ward

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0195313917

Category: Art

Page: 828

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Provides over 1400 articles that deal with materials and techniques in art from ancient times to the present, including such media as ceramics, sculpture, metalwork, painting, works on paper, textiles, video, and computer art.

Ocean: A Visual Encyclopedia

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Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465448446

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

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Explore the hidden depths of the ocean with this stunning visual encyclopedia for kids Ocean: A Visual Encyclopedia reveals the secrets of the seas through stunning images and beautiful photography to engage and educate kids. From the Arctic to the Caribbean, tiny plankton to giant whales, sandy beaches to the deepest depths, Ocean: A Visual Encyclopedia lets your child discover the mysterious world beneath the waves. Packed with fun facts for kids, this encyclopedia will dazzle your child covering everything from sea creatures and ocean birds to the Great Barrier Reef.

Dinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia

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Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465401385

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

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Dinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia is a complete encyclopedia of prehistoric animal life for younger readers. It's jam-packed with over 100 dinosaurs and entries on all the best known prehistoric animals from giant dragonflies to the Velociraptor. This definitive guide includes exclusive, newly-commissioned photos of the world's best and most complete dinosaur fossils, on location in North America and Europe. Supports Common Core State Standards.

The Queer Encyclopedia of the Visual Arts

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Author: Claude Summers

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1573448745

Category: Art

Page: 384

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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.