I spy shapes in art / devised & selected by Lucy Micklethwait.

Presents objects with the shape of a heart, a triangle, a square and other shapes through paintings by such artists as Magritte, Escher, and Matisse.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Micklethwait, Lucy.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Greenwillow Books, c2004.
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Review by Publisher's Weekly Review

Shape recognition and fine art once again intersect in Lucy Micklethwait's I Spy Shapes in Art. Of her earlier title, I Spy: An Alphabet in Art, PW wrote in a starred review, "Micklethwait has fashioned a remarkably rich investigation into the pleasures of looking at paintings." Here she demonstrates different shapes by highlighting 14 pieces of art from the likes of Matisse, O'Keeffe and Warhol (a Campbell's soup can illustrates "a cylinder"). While the "answer" is never difficult, the works often feature numerous shapes, leaving room for further exploration. (Aug.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved

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