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Vincent Van Gogh (Art for Children)

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A brief biography of this nineteenth-century Dutch painter accompanies reproductions and analyses of several of his works.
Paperback, 31 pages
Published May 1st 1988 by Trophy Pr (first published 1984)
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I like the concept of this book quite a bit, but I'm not that impressed with the execution. The way it's written is cool -- almost in handwriting with words in different colors. It's very enticing. But the content is irritating. The author is really into the "electric" nature of Van Gogh's work -- the way he wrote about his art made me actually enjoy it less. It made it seem frenetic or unhinged when to me it has always seemed fluid and calming. He talks about people being "magnetically attracte ...more
Apr 05, 2010 A. rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
The best parts of this book are the pictures.

I did not like the font at all and the writing style is not captivating.

When I finished reading,I couldn't remember any sentence or comment on any of Van Gogh's paintings.
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Recommends it for: children, art lovers
This Art For Children series is an excellent way to introduce children to art & artists.
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