May 24, 2016 | strande
A collection of poems that explore the life of Louis Fuertes and his sense of wonder when he painted living, flying birds in their natural habitats.
Traces the life of Harriet Powers, who was born a slave in Georgia but spent the years after the Civil War providing for her family by creating elaborate pictorial quilts, earning her recognition as an African-American folk artist.
Presents the life of the Mexican artist, who became famous for his drawings of skeletons in multiple everyday poses which have become identified with the Mexican Day of the Dead.
A story inspired by the life of the influential French master artist considers how he transformed his dreary childhood community in northern France through his expressions of color and form.
An account of the life of the eccentric ceramics artist traces his youth against a backdrop of the Civil War and political unrest in Biloxi, Mississippi; his creation of thousands of unconventional pots, vases and sculptures; and the remarkable trove discovered after his death that revealed the uniqueness of his talent.
A portrait of the nineteenth-century English artist and illustrator of children's books, which is complemented by previously unpublished drawings.
Looks at the life of the artist Benny Andrews illustrated with his original paintings, from his childhood and youth in rural Georgia, through his studies in Chicago and his activism and artistic success in New York City.
Shares the childhood of the famous artist as she apprenticed in her family's tapestry shop and was inspired by her mother's work as a weaver.
"A lyrical biography of Mary Cassatt, the free-spirited Impressionist painter"--.
Presents the life and accomplishments of the fashion designer, from her early life of poverty, to her successes in the Paris fashion world, her collaboration with well-known artists of her day, and the influence of her innovative designs on later fashion.
Describes how the writer and naturalist set about recording in both word and image the birds of North America, and details the legacy his work has left behind.