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Very interesting book with lots of tongue and cheek humor.
Most importantly it allows readers to recognize each individual artist through an attractive mix of their achievements, lives, and unique personalities.
There is one prerequisite to enjoying this book, though: the reader should already know the artists fairly well in order to enjoy these snippets.
This book provides some insight into the quirkier aspects of the lives of some of the most famous artists. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Memphis Mom
I teach Art Appreciation at a high school and love this book! It's an easy, fun read and chalk full of fun, gossipy facts about many famous artists. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sara R. Lanigan
Very interesting book with lots of tongue and cheek humor. Great for the reluctant preteen or teen reader.Published 1 month ago by dianne oneill
I bought this for my 10 year old granddaughter. I think that it is a nice introduction to the world of art for children. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Mari Cristi
I saw this book at a school in the art department. I thought it was a good addition for middle school.Published 16 months ago by peg
great book!!!! actually a rebuy--lost my original in hurricane sandy.....use it often in my teaching. Read morePublished 18 months ago by elizabeth vaiana-cavanagh
Our family feels this series is very entertaining and informative. We ALL thoroughly enjoy them! They offer info. other books on the same topics don't.Published 19 months ago by Kathryn A. Nice
Many artists mentioned in this book are thought "might have homosexual tendencies" or "probably homosexual" or supported the "homosexual rights efforts" and "rights of abortion";... Read morePublished 20 months ago by JGMGT
I'm looking forward to sharing these little known facts about the artists with my students. It adds a little humor to art history and makes the artists seem more real to my kids. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Innercity Artteacher