Master-Pieces: Flip and Flop 10 Great Works of Art (Hardcover)

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Flip & flop your favorite masterpieces with this silly, interactive, and informative book! For each portrait there are a few facts and questions, told from the perspective of the art, prompting the reader to notice nuances about the painting’s composition. - Jana

— Jana

Description


Mix and match pieces of the world's greatest artworks--from Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa to Gilbert Stuart's George Washington--to create new portraits. Flip Flora's pretty hairstyle on the head of a Kabuki actor. Top Frida Kahlo with the straw hat of Vincent van Gogh.

Printed on heavy board and laminated, Master-Pieces will stand up to the most enthusiastic flipping, at home or in the classroom. Including full images with captions, short descriptions of the works, and artists' biographies, it features artworks from the world's most magnificent public collections, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art to the Louvre. With one thousand possible portrait combinations, Master-Pieces will have children looking at art in a whole new way.

Featured artists include Leonardo da Vinci - Vincent van Gogh - Frida Kahlo - Sandro Botticelli - Gilbert Stuart - Toshusai Sharaku - Archibald J. Motley Jr. - Giuseppe Arcimboldo - Rogier van der Weyden - Diego Velazquez

Featured museums include The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. - Art Institute of Chicago - The Louvre, Paris - The Uffizi, Florence - Skokloster Castle, Sweden - The Prado, Madrid - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo.

About the Author


Will Lach is a former senior editor at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the author of illustrated books about art and culture for children.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780789212740
ISBN-10: 0789212749
Publisher: Abbeville Kids
Publication Date: October 11th, 2016
Pages: 28
Language: English