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Synopses & Reviews
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 Lisaand#8217;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 fascinatingand#8212;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.
An entertaining and informative account of the idiosyncrasies—sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic—of twenty famous artists.
An entertaining and informative accountand#160;of the idiosyncrasiesand#8212;sometimes humorous, sometimes tragicand#8212;of twenty famous artists.
About the Author
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 rea
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