By: Ana Salvador, paperback, 48 pages, ages 6-9
Joan Miró (1893–1983) was a Catalan painter and sculptor who became one of the greatest artists of the 20th century, with surrealist masterpieces represented in many of the great art galleries of the world. This fascinating and innovative book invites readers to learn from the master. Step by step, line by line it shows the reader how to recreate some of Miró's most famous work. Through copying and then improvising for themselves, readers see and appreciate Miró's drawings and are inspired to try out many more of their own. Accompanying text features an introduction to Miró's art and some of his best sayings.