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What Is Contemporary Art?

What is Contemporary Art? is the perfect introduction to the world of contemporary art, celebrating the work of around seventy artists from across the globe. Exploring subjects such as outer space, unusual materials and bizarre beasts, this book is packed with special features including pull-out information and ideas boxes, quotations by the artists and 'how did they do it' prompts.

£12.95
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Short biographies include fascinating facts on each of the artists, a glossary explains key art terms and a list of useful websites and art museums shows where to go next. A captivating book for children and parents to read at home, as well as the ideal support for teachers and schools, What is Contemporary Art? invites young readers to understand, enjoy and question some of the most dynamic and exciting art of our time.