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Vincent Van Gogh (Art for Children)
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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Mar 12, 2016 Siskiyou-Suzy rated it it was ok
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
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