Tuesday, June 3, 2014

15 Favorite Children's Books about Male Artists

Walter Anderson's Trees (Watercolor, from here)
Bass, Hester. (2009). The Secret World of Walter Anderson. Illustrated by E.B. Lewis. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press.
(Artist: Walter Anderson,1903-1965 ) Learn more about Walter Anderson here.

Edward Hopper's Night Windows, 1928.

Burleigh, Robert. (2014). Edward Hopper Paints His World. Illustrated by Wendell Minor. New York: Atheneum.
(Artist: Edward Hopper,1882-1967)

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George Bellows's Cliff Dwellers, 1913)
Burleigh, Robert. (2012). George Bellows: Painter with a Punch! New York: Abrams Books for Young Readers.
(Artist: George Bellows, 1882-1925)

Jacob Lawrence's The Seamstress (gauche on paper), 1946
Duggleby, John. (1998). Story Painter: The Life of Jacob LawrenceSan Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books.
(Artist: Jacob Lawrence, 1917-2000)

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Page Spread of Jackson Pollock from 1949 Life magazine.
Jackson Pollock's Summertime, Number 9A

Greenberg, Jan and Sandra Jordan. (2007). Action Jackson. Illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker. New York: Square Fish.
(Artist: Jackson Pollock,1912-1956)

Isamu Noguchi's Red Cube1968 (Located at 140 Broadway, Manhattan)
Hale, Christy.(2012).  The East-West House: Noguchi's Childhood in Japan. New York: Lee & Low Books.
(Artist: Isamu Noguchi, 1904-1988)

Romare Bearden's Empress of the Blues, 1974

Harvey, Jeanne Walker. (2011). My Hands Sing the Blues: Romare Bearden's Childhood Journey. Illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon. Tarrytown, NY: Two Lions.
(Artist: Romare Bearden, 1911-1968)

Pottery by Dave Drake

Hill, Laban Carrick. (2010). Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave. Illustrated by Bryan Collier. New York: Little, Brown.
(Artist: Dave Drake, about 1801-1870) 

The Human Condition, 1933 by Rene Magritte
Rene Magritte's The Human Condition, 1933
Johnson, D.B. (2012). Magritte's Marvelous Hats. New York: HMH Books for Young Readers.
(Artist: Rene Magritte,1898-1967)

Diego Rivera's The Uprising, 1931
MarínGuadalupe Rivera. 2009. My Papa Diego and Me/Mi papa Diego y yo: Memories of My Father and His Art/Recuerdos de mi padre y su arteNew York: Lee & Low Books.
(Artist: Diego Rivera, 1886-1957)
Bil Traylor's Untitled (Man, Woman), 1940-1942  Watercolor on graphite and cardboard
Tate, Don. (2012). It Jes' Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw. Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie. New York: Lee & Low Books.
(Artist: Bill Traylor, 1854-1949)

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Josef Alber's Homage to the Square, 1965
Wing, Natasha. (2009). An Eye for Color: The Story of Josef Albers. Illustrated by Julia Breckenreid. New York: Henry Holt. 
(Artist: Josef Albers, 1888-1967)

Henri Matisse's Harmony in Red, 1908
Winter, Jeanette. (2013).  Henri's Scissors. New York: Beach Lane Books.
(Artist: Henri Matisse, 1869-1954)

Pablo Picasso's The Old Guitarist, 1903
Winter, Jonah. (2012). Just Behave, Pablo Picasso! Illustrated by Kevin Hawkes. New York: Arthur A. Levine Books.
(Artist: Pablo Picasso,1881-19730
Simon Rodia's Towers
Zelver, Patricia.  (2005). The Wonderful Towers of Watts. Illustrated by Frane Lessac. Honesdale, PA:  Boyds Mills Press .
(Artist: Simon Rodia,1879-1965)

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