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How to be an Art Rebel By Ben Street

How to be an Art Rebel by Ben Street

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Summary

An anarchic introduction to art for young rebels everywhere.

How to be an Art Rebel Summary

How to be an Art Rebel by Ben Street

This irreverent introduction to art gives children the confidence to respond to art on their own terms, and - most importantly - to have fun with it.

Under the playful guidance of Leo, the museum cat, readers encounter abstract, Surrealist, nude and contemporary art, ancient sculpture, still lifes and portraits. But instead of being told facts to memorize, they're equipped with the knowledge that allows them to come up with their own interpretations of famous art works. Knowing how symbols work, they'll decipher clues in Frida Kahlo's self-portrait; understanding Surrealism, they'll decide for themselves what Joan Miro's abstract doodles are all about.

This book shows that art isn't about knowing the right answers - it's about having fun, making up your own mind and seeing things from a different angle.

About Ben Street

Ben Street is an art historian and writer. He has worked as an educator for many museums, including MoMA and the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, New York, the National Gallery, Tate and Dulwich Picture Gallery, London. Jay Daniel Wright is a British illustrator living in Berlin whose illustrations appear in Think and Make Like an Artist (Thames & Hudson). His clients include The New York Times, Die Zeit and The New Yorker among others.

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GOR011644787
9780500651643
0500651647
How to be an Art Rebel by Ben Street
Used - Like New
Hardback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
20210422
80
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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