Snail Trail: In Search Of A Modern Masterpiece

June 10, 2014|
Snail Trail: In Search Of A Modern Masterpiece by Jo Saxton
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A colourful snail asks you to help him look for his favourite painting. Follow his silver trail through a selection of famous modern paintings by an exciting range of modern artists including Pollock, Rothko, Mondrian, Dali, Picasso and Matisse in search of a piece of art that represents him. Paintings reproduced in the book: Pablo Picasso, Maya in a Sailor Suit, 1938, MOMA. Barnett Newman, Abraham, 1949, MOMA. Jackson Pollock, Number 20, 1949, Private Collection/James Goodman Gallery, New York. Mark Rothko, White Centre, 1950, Private Collection. Salvador Dali, The Persistence of Memory, 1931, MOMA. Ben Nicholson, 1940-42 (two forms), Southampton City Art Gallery, Hampshire. Henri Matisse, The Snail, 1953, Tate Modern. Henri Matisse, Goldfish (Red Fish), 1911, Pushkin Museum of Fine Art, Moscow.

Jo Saxton fell in love with great paintings when she first went to the National Gallery at the age of 12. Since then, she has become a professional art historian, gaining a Ph.D. in 17th-century Dutch painting and drawing, and is an expert on art and education for school-age children. Jo has worked for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in...
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Title:Snail Trail: In Search Of A Modern Masterpiece
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:32 pages, 8.75 X 8.75 X 0.12 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 8.75 X 8.75 X 0.12 in
Published:June 10, 2014
Publisher:Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:3
ISBN - 13:9781847804235

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