Synopses & Reviews
Well suited for both individual and classroom use, Exploring Modern Art pairs quality art reproductions with thought-provoking questions, encouraging children to learn through visual exploration and interaction. Thoughtful text introduces the world and work of the artist, making the most of a child's natural curiosity.
Children enter the feelings and flat shapes of Henri Matisse's The Red Room (Harmony in Red); they compare Pablo Picasso's Horse Head Mask
with a firespitter mask from the Ivory Coast; they imagine the expression on the face of the young girl in Diego Rivera's The Flower Vendor (Girl With Lilies).
The "Come Look with Me" series was created by Gladys S. Blizzard, whose experiences as an art teacher and work as a curator of education at Bayly Art Museum at the University of Virginia served as the basis for this educational style.