Splat! The Most Exciting Artists of All Time

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Splat! The Most Exciting Artists of All Time
About the Author:
Mary Richards is a writer, publisher, and musician. She is the author of Ed Ruscha and Modern Art! Write Your Own Story and was previously the art publisher for the Hayward Gallery in London.
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The real-life stories of some of the greatest artists of all time. Splat! traces art history through the artists who helped change its direction. Key turning points and important art movements, from the Renaissance and Impressionism to Surrealism and contemporary art are also covered. There are art activities for children, too.

Michelangelo, Bruegel,  Caravaggio,  Velázquez, Vermeer, Hokusai, Friedrich, Whistler, Monet, Seurat, Van Gogh, Rousseau, Picasso, Kandinsky, Duchamp, Dalí, Kahlo, Hepworth, Pollock, Warhol


  • Hardcover
  • Age 8–12 years
  • 8" x 4/5" x 10 2/3"
  • 96 pages
  • Thames & Hudson, 2016
  • ISBN-10: 0500650659
  • ISBN-13: 978-0500650653
Editorial Reviews
"Provides excellent insight into the achievements of many great artists and excitingly brings to life the challenges, difficulties, and dangers they faced."—ParentsInTouch.co.uk

"This book attempts a most difficult task, and achieves it: to explain and enthuse the reader about art."—The School Librarian

"It is a brilliant book, full of great information for kids and provides excellent insight into art history."—World Kids

"Brilliant … children who are fascinated by art, or budding artists in their own rights, will absolutely love this book."—Global Mouse Travel

"Describes the life, works, challenges and historical background of great artists with a good sense of what historians of nine-plus will find engaging."—New Statesman
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