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Modern Art for Kids

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From Monet and Matisse to Van Gogh and Warhol, Modern Art for Kids is a guide to 20+ renowned artists, designed for both adults and children to enjoy together.

Take a fun and engaging illustrated journey through modern art history, from Impressionism to Minimalism, to meet key artists and make crafts inspired by their work.

Modern Art for Kids, the debut book in the Art Stars series, is a charmingly illustrated hands-on guide packed with fun facts, amazing stories about the lives of artists, and arty-crafty activities for interactive learning. Filled with bite-sized summaries, the aim of this book is to inspire curious kids with interesting art topics and expose them to the freedom of creativity and the power of imagination.

Explore these and more incredible artists and art movements:

  • Claude Monet (Impressionism) – Make your own serene Paper Pond Lilies.
  • Vincent van Gogh (Post-Impressionism) – Use expressive swirls to make a Salty Night.
  • Sonia Delaunay (Orphism) – Experiment with bright colors and shapes by making Colorful Lollipops.
  • Frida Kahlo (Surrealism) – Channel the artist and her work by making an upcycled Flower Crown.
  • Andy Warhol (Pop Art) – Set up your own “Factory” and make a Recycled Tray Print.

    So journey through the ages, let your imagination run wild, and become an art star!

    Paperback, 128 pages, 2024.
    150+ color photos and illustrations.

    11 x 8.5 in.

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