The Met Faith Ringgold : Narrating the World in Pattern and Colour-9780241481356

The Met Faith Ringgold : Narrating the World in Pattern and Colour

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By: Jackson, Sharna
Format: Hardback
Published By: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Date of Publication: 04/11/21
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9780241481356
Dimensions in mm: 202 x 259 x 14
Description: See the world through Faith Ringgold's eyes and be inspired to produce your own masterpieces. Have you ever wondered exactly what your favourite artists were looking at to make them sculpt, sew, or paint the way they did? In this book, created in collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, meet inspiring American artist and activist Faith Ringgold. Step into her life and learn what led her to mix different media and craft powerful stories into quilts. Travel with her to the places that influenced her and see the causes she fought for. In this charming illustrated series, follow the artists' stories and find intriguing facts about their environments and key masterpieces. Then see what you can see and make your own art. Take a closer look at landscapes with Georgia O'Keeffe, or yourself, with Vincent van Gogh. Try printmaking at home with Hokusai. Every book in this series is one to treasure - perfect for budding young artists to explore exhibitions with, then continue their own artistic journeys. c The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York