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Antony Penrose: The boy who bit Picasso

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#HenriMatisse #CristinaAmodeo #SamanthaFriedman #MOMA #picturebook #design #cutouts #colours #art #paper

Matisse’s Garden by Samantha Friedman, illustrated by Cristina Amodeo: an exploration of the artist’s final years dedicated to printmaking, paper cut-outs and “construction by means of colour”

One day, the French artist Henri Matisse cut a small bird out of a piece of paper. It looked lonely all by itself, so he cut out more shapes to join it. Before he knew it, Matisse had transformed his

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Grayson Perry reflects on contemporary art, discussing its evolution and final purpose in a work claiming that anybody can have a life in the arts – Playing to the Gallery. Helping contemporary art in its struggle to be understood

#art #ContemporaryArt #GraysonPerry #ParticularBooks #Penguin #ArtHistory

#chipkidd #design #firstimpressions #simonandschuster

Chip Kidd demonstrates that first impressions count, that we do judge a book by its covers and that we need both clarity and mystery in our lives

Judge This by Chip Kidd, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

#shauntan #fairytales #thebrothersgrimm #allesandundwin #art #sculptures #clay

Shaun Tan’s unusual sculptural reproductions of the Brothers Grimm’s fairy tales

In this beautifully presented volume, the essence of seventy-five fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm is wonderfully evoked by Shaun Tan’s extraordinary sculptures.

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Jazz by Henri Matisse: the painter’s final tribute to colours, a collection of cut-outs that captures Matisse’s sensibility and his fascination with both form and meaning

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#HenriMatisse #PatriciaMacLachlan #HadleyHooper #childhood #peopleandplaces #art #painting

The Iridescence of Birds: A book about Henri Matisse and the way childhood influenced his art

The Iridescence of Birds: A Book About Henri Matisse: Patricia MacLachlan, Hadley Hooper: (Beautiful pictures, simple story)

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Linnea in Monet’s Garden – a beautiful art lesson on Impressionism, Claude Monet and his paintings

Linnea in Monet's Garden "Linnea has been in Paris. And she has visited the painter Claude Monet's garden! She even stood on the same little Japanese bridge that Monet painted so often in his pictures"

#duncantonatiuh #calaveras #joseguadalupeposada

Duncan Tonatiuh pays tribute to the Mexican artist José Guadalupe (Lupe) Posada and illustrates the universality of his calaveras

#salvadordali #catherineingram #andrewrae #laurencekingpublishing #surrealism #spanishart

Salvador Dali: a surrealist in art and in his own life. Catherine Ingram and Andrew Rae explore Dali’s eccentricities, artistic tendencies and personal struggles in an engaging biography

Salvador Dalí is one of the most popular artists in the world, known for his lavish lifestyle, gravity-defying moustache, and bizarre art. This book tells the story of Dalí's life and explores the meaning of his Surrealist paintings.


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