This lively and fun introduction to Dali's life and art focuses on eleven masterpieces, inviting readers to explore their imagination as they discover the works of the great artist. This book presents the strange, humorous, and wildly inventive paintings of Salvador Dali. The author helps children unlock the mysteries of Dali's artwork by explaining his use of detail, color and illusion. Each doublepage spread in this delightful book explores a single work to illustrate the ideas and influences that shaped Dali's work. The author introduces themes such as dream imagery, landscape painting, portraiture, and satire. Throughout the book, the artist's sense of playfulness and mystery shine through, revealing to children the wondrous qualities of art.
Hardcover, 28 pages, 24,0 x 28,0 cm, 30 color illustrations
$ 14.95* | £ 9.99* (* recommended retail price)
Publishing House: Prestel
Date of publication:
US September 29, 2003
UK July 29, 2003