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Yves Klein Painted Everything Blue and Wasn't Sorry.

Fausto Gilberti


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    $21.30
PUBLISHED: 27th August 2019
ISBN: 9781838660147
ANNOTATION:
A clever, quirky read-aloud biography of a leading modern artist, for kids
Yves Klein Painted Everything Blue and Wasn't Sorry.
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  • Hardcover
    $21.30
PUBLISHED: 27th August 2019
ISBN: 9781838660147
ANNOTATION:
A clever, quirky read-aloud biography of a leading modern artist, for kids

Annotation

A clever, quirky read-aloud biography of a leading modern artist, for kids

Publisher Description

Artist Yves Klein always thought about how he could surprise his audience. One day, he decided that he would only paint in one colour - blue. He painted canvases, globes, branches, gallery floors, and even covered people in blue paint. Klein's story is told here with wit and eccentricity, perfectly paired with black-line illustrations and blue

splashes galore. Fausto Gilberti brings movement, life, and whimsy to the true life story of one of the most important modern French artists of our time.

Author Biography

Fausto Gilberti is a painter and illustrator based in Brescia, Italy. He studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan and has been part of more than a hundred solo and group exhibitions, both in Italy and abroad. He wrote this book to make contemporary art approachable and enjoyable for his two children.

Review

"An innovative approach to share Klein's rule-breaking and boundary-stretching approach to art... These picture books make contemporary art approachable and enjoyable to young readers... Readers of any age will be drawn to return to the books again and again, as I was."-Unpacking the Power of Picture Books

"Funny and delightful... A singular book about an inspiring charmer."-Publishers Weekly

"Gilberti tells the story of Yves Klein through whimsical line drawings and many splashes of Klein's signature blue."-New York Magazine Strategist

Product Details

Author
Fausto Gilberti
Pages
48
Publisher
Phaidon Press Ltd
Year
2019
ISBN-10
1838660143
ISBN-13
9781838660147
Format
Hardcover
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Publication Date
2019-08-27