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Who Was Claude Monet? (Who Was...?)

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You can always recognize a painting by Kahlo because she is in nearly all--with her black braided hair and colorful Mexican outfits. A brave woman who was an invalid most of her life, she transformed herself into a living work of art. As famous for her self-portraits and haunting imagery as she was for her marriage to another famous artist, Diego Rivera, this strong and courageous painter was inspired by the ancient culture and history of her beloved homeland, Mexico. Her paintings continue to inform and inspire popular culture around the world.

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Best known for his screen prints of soup cans and movie stars, this shy young boy from Pittsburgh shot to fame with his radical ideas of what “art” could be. Working in the aptly named “Factory,” Warhols paintings, movies, and eccentric lifestyle blurred the lines between pop culture and art, ushering in the Pop Art movement and, with it, a national obsession. Who Was Andy Warhol? tells the story of an enigmatic man who grew into a cultural icon.

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Claude Monet is considered one of the most influential artists of all time. He is a founder of the French Impressionist art movement, and today his paintings sell for millions of dollars. While Monet was alive, however, his work was often criticized and he struggled financially. With over one hundred black-and-white illustrations, this book unveils a true portrait of the artist!

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Ann Waldron lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

Stephen Marchesi lives in Croton-on-Hudson, New York.

Nancy Harrison lives in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

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9780448449852
Author:
Waldron, Ann
Publisher:
Grosset & Dunlap
Illustrator:
Harrison, Nancy
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Marchesi, Stephen
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Copeland, Gregory
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Marchesi, Stephen
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Anderson, Kirsten
Author:
Hoare, Jerry
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Fabiny, Sarah
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Harrison, Nancy
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : General
Subject:
Impressionism (art)
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Impressionism (Art) -- France.
Subject:
Painters -- France -- Biography.
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Biography & Autobiography - Art
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Art - Painting
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Art history
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General
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Children s Young Adult-Biography
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Art
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Paperback / softback
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Who Was...?
Publication Date:
20090731
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TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.63 x 5.31 in 1 lb
Age Level:
08-11

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Best known for his screen prints of soup cans and movie stars, this shy young boy from Pittsburgh shot to fame with his radical ideas of what “art” could be. Working in the aptly named “Factory,” Warhols paintings, movies, and eccentric lifestyle blurred the lines between pop culture and art, ushering in the Pop Art movement and, with it, a national obsession. Who Was Andy Warhol? tells the story of an enigmatic man who grew into a cultural icon.
"Synopsis" by ,
Claude Monet is considered one of the most influential artists of all time. He is a founder of the French Impressionist art movement, and today his paintings sell for millions of dollars. While Monet was alive, however, his work was often criticized and he struggled financially. With over one hundred black-and-white illustrations, this book unveils a true portrait of the artist!
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