This pleasant and original collection of illustrated minibiographs reveals the most significant moments of the childhood of seventeen great artists. It will catch readers of all ages! Forget about prizes, great exhibitions and masterpieces. When the most famous artists in the world were growing they had the typical problems of any child. Jackson Pollock’s family kept moving: he lived in eight different cities before he was sixteen. Georgia O; Keeffe was always in the shadow of his “perfect” older brother. And Jean-Michel Basquiat managed to leave behind poverty to become one of the most influential artists in the world. Children artists tell these and other stories accompanied by vibrant and colorful illustrations that encourage reading.
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