Visit the world’s greatest museum without leaving your home through this imaginary art museum – a visually spectacular survey of world art for middle-grade readers, curated in collaboration with a global team of experts and educators
This imaginary art museum is an educational and inspiring experience without the constraints of space and time. Discover beautiful reproductions from pre-history to the present, arranged in easy-to-navigate, colour-coded wings, galleries, and rooms, each with an informative narrative guide. Marvel at its remarkable range of styles and mediums – from classic to contemporary, and from paintings and sculptures to photographs and textiles. With a fold-out museum map and floor plans to follow, and interactive cross-referencing activities, this museum-in-a-book spotlights the iconic and important works and movements in art history and provides the perfect introduction to the history of human creativity.
Curated in collaboration with the team of experts and educators behind Phaidon’s groundbreaking global bestseller The Art Museum, which won acclaim from the New York Times, The Times, NPR, Vogue, and more – and a starred Library Journal review.
- Format: Hardback
- Size: 305 × 250 mm (12 × 9 7/8 in)
- Pages: 232 pp
- Illustrations: 310 illustrations
- Ages 8 - 12
“Like a tour guide who knows how to hold the attention of a gaggle of distracted school kids, Gipson, an art historian, does a fine job keeping the text fun, digestible and mercifully brief.” – New York Times
“A brightly colored, globe-spanning tome … in a book this big, there’s plenty to delight art partisans.” – Wall Street Journal
“Playful and informative, with something for all ages.” – The Guardian
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Click + Collect:
Hi to you lovely locals, we are offering a click & collect service from the new showroom located in Alexandria Trading Estate, Sidmouth. Our Pick up times will be Monday - Sat 10am-5pm. Just order through the website as usual and select the 'pick up' option in delivery. One of our team will then aspire to prepare & be ready with your parcel of joy within 24hrs of ordering. You will receive confirmation when it is ready for collection!
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