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

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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 Lisas 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.

Synopsis:

An entertaining and informative account of the idiosyncrasies—sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic—of twenty famous artists.

Synopsis:

In this entertaining, informative collection, readers will discover the idiosyncrasies—sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic—of twenty famous artists: Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Peter Bruegel, Sofonisba Anguissola, Rembrandt van Rijn, Katsushika Hokusai, Mary Cassatt, Vincent Van Gogh, Käthe Kollwitz, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Marcel Duchamp, Georgia OKeeffe, William H. Johnson, Salvador Dali, Isamu Noguchi, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, and Andy Warhol.

Synopsis:

In this entertaining, informative collection, readers discover the idiosyncrasies-sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic-of twenty famous artists, including Michelangelo, Cassatt, van Gogh, Kahlo, and Warhol. “Fresh, spirited, and unconventional.”--Kirkus Reviews

Description:

Includes bibliographical references and index (p. 95).

About the Author

Kathleen Krull has written much innovative nonfiction for young people, including all of the books in the Lives of . . . series, and has made a chatty, accessible approach to biography her hallmark. She lives in San Diego, California. Visit her website at #LINK<www.kathleenkrull.com>#.
 
Kathryn Hewitt's caricatures of famous figures led kids to dub the Lives of . . . series the "Big Head" books. She has illustrated many books for young readers, some of which she also wrote. She lives in Santa Monica, California. Visit her website at www.kathrynhewitt.com.

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Table of Contents

Leonardo da Vinci — Michelangelo Buonarroti — Peter Bruegel — Sofonisba Anguissola — Rembrandt Van Rijn — Katsushika Hokusai — Mary Cassatt — Vincent Van Gogh — Kèathe Kollwitz — Henri Matisse — Pablo Picasso — Marc Chagall — Marcel Duchamp — Georgia O'Keeffe — William H. Johnson — Salvador Dali — Isamu Noguchi — Diego Rivera — Frida Kahlo — Andy Warhol.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152001032
Subtitle:
Masterpieces, Messes (and What the Neighbors Thought)
ill.:
Hewitt, Kathryn,
Author:
Krull, Kathleen
Author:
Hewitt, Kathryn
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Artists
Subject:
Art - General
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Art
Subject:
Artists and community
Subject:
Artists and community -- Juvenile literature.
Subject:
Artists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Lives Of . . .
Series Volume:
186026
Publication Date:
20140728
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 3 to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in 1 lb
Age Level:
08-12

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An entertaining and informative account of the idiosyncrasies&#8212;sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic&#8212;of twenty famous artists.
"Synopsis" by ,
In this entertaining, informative collection, readers will discover the idiosyncrasies&#8212;sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic&#8212;of twenty famous artists: Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Peter Bruegel, Sofonisba Anguissola, Rembrandt van Rijn, Katsushika Hokusai, Mary Cassatt, Vincent Van Gogh, K&auml;the Kollwitz, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Marcel Duchamp, Georgia OKeeffe, William H. Johnson, Salvador Dali, Isamu Noguchi, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, and Andy Warhol.

"Synopsis" by ,
In this entertaining, informative collection, readers discover the idiosyncrasies-sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic-of twenty famous artists, including Michelangelo, Cassatt, van Gogh, Kahlo, and Warhol. “Fresh, spirited, and unconventional.”--Kirkus Reviews

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