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Description - The Joy of Art: How to Look At, Appreciate, and Talk about Art by Carolyn Schlam

An entertaining and informative read, The Joy of Art offers the reader:

  • A working art vocabulary to help you identify and explain what you're looking at
  • Answers to many of the questions you may have about visual art in general
  • A summary of the basic criteria to consider when looking at art
  • Highlights of the primary art genres and an introduction to the artists who pursued them
  • Many visual examples of aesthetic considerations and practices
  • Interesting facts about your favourite artists and clues to why they made the choices they did
  • A few games to test your new skills

The Joy of Art contains 150 colour photographs and many interesting insights from an artist-author who takes readers behind the curtain and into the studio to uncover what actually goes into making a work of art. If you love art, this book will take your appreciation to a new level. Not only will your enjoyment of art increase, you'll be able to clearly communicate your understanding to others.

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