Name That Style: All about Isms in Art

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Millbrook Press, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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How many art styles can you name? Can you tell the difference between Naturalism and Realism? How about Cubism and Impressionism? In this book, art lover Bob Raczka clearly explains the basics of fourteen different art styles, spanning the 1430s to the 1970s. He also introduces such stylish artists as Jan van Eyck, Joseph Turner and Juan Gris. So get ready to brush up on your sense of style!
  

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Review: Name That Style: All about Isms in Art (Bob Raczka's Art Adventures)

User Review  - Shelli - Goodreads

A fantastic book to share with children! Bob Raczka does a perfect job introducing fourteen different styles of art from Naturalism to Photorealism. Each style has a full color page that is a good ... Read full review

Review: Name That Style: All about Isms in Art (Bob Raczka's Art Adventures)

User Review  - Benjamin N. - Goodreads

I thought that Name That Style:All about Isms by Bob Raczka was great book if you are into art. The author went into great detail about each of the different styles of art from realism to surrealism ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
3
What is Naturalism?
5
What is Mannerism?
7
What is Neoclassicism?
9
What is Romanticism?
11
What is Realism?
13
What is Impressionism?
15
What is Pointillism?
17
What is Futurism?
23
What is Surrealism?
25
What is Abstract Expressionism?
27
What is Op Art?
29
What is Photorealism?
31
Photo Acknowledgements
32
Back Flap
33
Back Cover
34

What is Fauvism?
19
What is Cubism?
21

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About the author (2009)

Bob Raczka lives with his wife, sons, daughter, and dog, Rufus, in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. He is the author of several children's books, but Guyku is his first with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Visit Bob at www.bobraczka.com

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