[Ebook] ↠ The Art of Maurice Sendak Author Selma G. Lanes – Jwdfitness.co.uk

[Ebook] ↠ The Art of Maurice Sendak  Author Selma G. Lanes – Jwdfitness.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 258 pages
  • The Art of Maurice Sendak
  • Selma G. Lanes
  • English
  • 11 September 2017
  • 0810980630

The Art of Maurice Sendak Creator Of Where The Wild Things Are, In The Night Kitchen, Higglety Pigglety Pop , And The Illustrations For Dozens Of Other Memorable Children S Books, Maurice Sendak Has Ranked Among The Best Known And Best Loved Artists In America For Nearly Thirty Years Now His Life And Work Are Explored In Affectionate Detail In This Charming, Fun Filled Book, Enticingly Illustrated With Hundreds Of The Award Winning Illustrator S Fantasy Sketches, Black And White Squiggly Line Drawings, Full Color Fold Outs, And Working Dummies Of His Most Important Works The Author Draws No Pun Intended Upon Many Conversations With Sendak To Write An Intimate Biography, Enhanced By Perceptive Quotes From Sendak Himself The Result Is A Volume Full Of Key Insights Into The Artist S Keen Mind As Well As Fascinating Glimpses Into His Extraordinary Varied Technique 11 X 11.


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10 thoughts on “The Art of Maurice Sendak

  1. says:

    This is a biography of Sendak as artist, focusing primarily on his artistic development, with relatively little information about his personal life Consequently, one comes away from the book not really feeling as if one knows the man, though there are certainly hints and moments of insight Nevertheless, it is a lovely book, and it does deliver what it promises its title specifies that its focus is the art, so its reticence about the man should not be surprising...

  2. says:

    What an incredibly talented man Maurice Sendak was This is a real toe crusher of a book large and definitely heavy I had seen a short YouTube video about Sendak, but this really fleshes that out Having a Max in our family, I am certainly partial to Where the Wild Things Are in fact, I sewed a Max costume for our grandson I was interested to read that the love of his life was Jennie, his Sealyham dog, who figures in both prose and poetry in his work My husband considers his art inconsequen What an incredibly talented man Maurice Sendak was This is a real toe crusher of a book large and definitely heavy I had seen a short YouTube video about Sendak...

  3. says:

    I remember this from my childhood My mother liked the book and we enjoyed it as well although I do have a vague feeling that I found it a bit scary Anyway, jump ahead 45 or so years and my wife Amy and I own The Night Kitchen Bakery in Philadelphia So, once again my mother came through and bought this book for me a couple years ago which my wife remembered I had forgotten it and just thought that it was there on our shelf going back to who knows when and it I remember this from my childhood My mother liked the book and we enjoyed it as well although I do have a vague feeling that I found it a bit scary Anyway, jump ahead 45 or so years and my wife Amy and I own The Night Kitchen Bakery in Philadelphia So, once again my mother came through and bought this book for me a couple years ago which my wife remembered I had forgotten it and just thought that it was there on our shelf going back to who knows when and it would always be there to read My daughter pulled it out and started to look through it so I decided to read it I cannot even draw a decent cube so the work by any artist fascinates and leaves me in awe whether it be drawing, music, books or movies Anyway, I loved this book There is so much to this wonderful person who happens to work so fantastically hard to bring a work of q...

  4. says:

    This is a huge book physically large at 270ish pages Selma G Lanes provides a historical perspective to M Sendak s life s works The pictures are absolutely amazing Having only seen a few of Sendak s work, I thought he could only draw in one particular fashion It was amazing to see what he is capable of Sendak incorporates much of his life into his illustrations and stories It was particularly interesting to see the drafts and progress to his final work This book was written in the 198 This is a huge book physically large at 270ish pages Selma G Lanes provides a historical perspective to M Sendak s life s works The pictures are absolutely amazing Having only seen a few of Sendak s work, I thought he could only draw in one particular fashion It was amazing to see what he is capable of Sendak incorporates much of his life into his il...

  5. says:

    It s only adults who read the top layer most of the time I m generalizing again, of course, but I ll bet my pictures don t surprise kids They know what s in Grimm They know that stepmother probably means mother that the word step is there to avoid frightening a lot of older people Children know there are mothers who abandon their children, emotionally if not literally Sometimes they have to live with this fact They don t lie to themselves They wouldn t survive if they did And my object It s only adults who read the top layer most of the time I m generalizing again, of course, but I ll bet my pictures don t surprise kids They know what s in Grimm They know that stepmother probably means mother that the word step is there to avoid frightening a lot of older people Children know there are mothers who abandon their children, emotionally if not literally Sometimes they have to live with this fact They don t lie to themselves They wouldn t survive if they did And my object is to never l...

  6. says:

    Loved reading about Maurice I only wish they had givendetail about him growing up There was a lot dedicated to his 20 s and growing into adulthood but I feel robbed of his youth and culture They left out any significant detail about his parents Besides being Jewish immigrants and his love of storytelling inherited by his father again there is something lacking This book while very detailed and colorful it s like someone describing the wonderful 5 star restaurant to you and the three c Loved reading about Maurice I only wish they had givendetail about him growing up There was a lot dedicated to his 20 s and growing into adulthood but I feel robbed of his youth and culture They left out any significant detail about his parents Besides being Jewish immigrants and his love of storytelling inherited by his father again there is something lacking This book while very detailed and colorful it s lik...

  7. says:

    A collection of some of the most important moments of childhood for me I own most of his books, and got them as they came out The Nut Shell Library etc If u like him at all, and Love good Books This is a MUST Well made, large, Color Prints to die for His early art ma...

  8. says:

    Great art A bit slow, but worth a read if you love his work The author gives you insight into why he draw they way he does compared to other artists of the same time The book however, only focuses on his life as an artist, not on part...

  9. says:

    Although this is an oversized, coffee table style book, it has a lot of great information in it, not just the wonderful art of Sendak I learnedabout this man as an artist and creator of children s books It s especially ...

  10. says:

    This book is perfect for any Maurice Sendak fan It has some great info about Sendak s earlier work and a few fold out pages in the middle of the book that are illustrations from Where the Wild Things Are This is one of my favorites in my art book collection.

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