A History of Pictures for Children


"A History of Pictures" takes young readers on an adventure through art history. From cave paintings to video games, this book shows how and why pictures have been made, linking art to the human experience. Hockney and Gayford explain each piece of art, helping young minds grasp difficult concepts. The book tracks the many twists and turns toward artistic invention, allowing readers to fully appreciate how and why art has changed. Rose Blake's illustrations add a personal perspective on this wide variety of images. "A History of Pictures" will inspire creative minds and help them to understand the legacy of the pictures we see today.

Dimensions: 8 1/2” x 11”, 128 pages

DESIGNER: David Hockney & Martin Gayford