A Whole World of Art - Sarah Phillips
Each spread features a stunning illustrated scene from art history portraying an artist making important artwork, along with fascinating details about the artists and the time and place in which they lived. Art project ideas provide inspiration throughout.
- Athens, Greece (450 BCE): gleaming gold statues and marble architecture.
- The Ming Dynasty, China (1368–1644): intricate designs, drawings and calligraphy on paper and porcelain.
- Benin City, Africa (1550): meet the brass-casters who create elaborately detailed plaques and ornaments only for the Oba (or king).
- Coyoacan, Mexico (1907–1954): get to know the painters Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.
Written by art history teacher Dr Sarah Phillips, who rewrote and decolonised the A Level syllabus in the UK, and illustrated by talented artist Dion Mehaga Bangun Djayasaputra, this gorgeous book offers a fresh, inclusive view of the history of art.