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Meet the Artist Henri Matisse

Meet the Artist


Princeton Architectural Press
Available: 11/04/14
8.52 x 11.92 · 16 pages
Ages 7-12
CDN $35.95 · cl

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Patricia Geis

Henri Matisse: Meet the Artist! takes young readers of all ages on a colorful interactive journey through the work of the beloved French painter and sculptor. Featuring flaps, cutouts, and pull tabs, this engaging pop-up book covers Matisse's entire artistic career, including his paintings, drawings, sculptures, and paper cutouts, as well as the story of his lifelong friendship with Pablo Picasso. With activities that encourage readers to explore the artist's signature methods, this hands-on introduction will inspire budding artists from eight to eighty.

Patricia Geis is a graphic designer, an illustrate, and the author of the previous titles from this series, Pablo Picasso and Alexander Calder.