Synopses & Reviews
You Call That Art?!
first provides an overview of sculpture from prehistory until the late 19th century, then gives readers a look at ten 20th-century artists who helped define modern sculpture. Included in the book are Auguste Rodin, Constantin Brancusi, Pablo Picasso, Naum Gabo, Alexander Calder, Isamu Noguchi, Jean Arp, Marcel Duchamp, Louise Nevelson, and Lygia Clark. Carter and Diaz then invite readers to create their very own modern masterpieces. The book includes die-cut pieces that can be assembled (and reassembled) in any way the reader chooses. Ideas are provided for how to arrange the pieces, but the reader can also create his or her own original works of art.
andquot;A fresh, hands-on opportunity for readers to reconsider the way they think about art.andquot;
andquot;Impeccably sourced, this book would be an invaluable resource for art teachers and budding sculptors.andquot;
Readers will delight in this retelling of the classic story of Neverland, pirates, and flying. Robert Sabuda's elegant text and paper engineering give new life to favorite charcters like Tinkerbell, Wendy, Michael, and John, and, of course, Peter Pan. Sabuda's beautiful pop-ups are further complemented by full color illustrations that pull readers even deeper into the magical world that is Neverland.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Robert Sabudaandlt;/bandgt; is known worldwide for his innovative pop-up paper engineering. His books have garnered numerous awards and have made the andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestseller lists. Sabudaand#8217;s classic tales include andlt;i andgt;The Little Mermaidandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Beautyandnbsp;and the Beastandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;The Wizard of Ozandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;i andgt;Alice in Wonderlandandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;The 12 Days of Christmasandlt;/iandgt;. A graduate of Pratt Institute, Mr. Sabuda lives in New York.