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Lives of the Artists: Masterpieces, Messes (and What the Neighbors Thought)

Lives of the Artists: Masterpieces, Messes (and What the Neighbors Thought)

  • Title: Lives of the Artists: Masterpieces, Messes (and What the Neighbors Thought)
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  • ISBN : 9780152001032
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 96 pages


Most people can name some famous artists and recognize their best known works But what s behind all that painting, drawing, and sculpting What was Leonardo da Vinci s snack of choice while he painted Mona Lisa s mysterious smile Why did Georgia O Keeffe find bones so appealing Who called Diego Rivera Frog Face And what is it about artists that makes both their work Most people can name some famous artists and recognize their best known works But what s behind all that painting, drawing, and sculpting What was Leonardo da Vinci s snack of choice while he painted Mona Lisa s mysterious smile Why did Georgia O Keeffe find bones so appealing Who called Diego Rivera Frog Face And what is it about artists that makes both their work and their lives so fascinating to themselves, to their curious neighbors, and to all of us This book presents the humor and the tragedy in twenty artists lives as no biography has done before


Author Kathleen Krull




Lives of the Artists: Masterpieces, Messes (and What the Neighbors Thought) Reviews (31)

  • I m conflicted on this unique, gossipy book for children The illustrations by Kathryn Hewitt are darling and seem just right for middle grades flattering caricatures of the artists with their tools, children, pets, musical instruments, etc The vocabulary and complexity of the text by Kathleen Krull [..]

  • To sum this book up it s essentially People Magazine does a special edition on some famous artists that you may or may not have heard of Most were chosen because they are readily well known for iconic art pieces but some may not be as familiar as others if you re not really that into art.Regardless [..]

  • This book provides a behind the scenes tour to twenty world renowned artists It glimpses over the art historical data and jumps right into the juicy details of their lives For instance, did you know that Georgia O Keeffe lived to the ripe old age of ninety eight, and then bequeathed her ranch and ma [..]

  • A fun little book about the lives of artists and some very interesting facts of how eccentric they were. [..]

  • Artists are WEIRD And this book gives plenty of proof in 93 pages with brief bios of 20 famous artists from Leonardo da Vinci b 1452 to Andy Warhol b 1928 Although the illustrator, Kathryn Hewitt, provides us with colorful and fairly interesting interpretations of the artists and their works, we are [..]

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