Snail Trail In Search of a Modern Masterpiece

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2014-06-10
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
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A colorful snail asks you to help him look for his favorite painting. Follow his silver trail through a selection of famous modern paintings by an exciting range of modern artists including Pollock, Rothko, Mondrian, Dali, Picasso and Matisse in search of a piece of art that represents him. The following paintings are reproduced in the book:

Pablo Picasso Maya in a Sailor Suit, 1938. MOMA
Barnett Newman Abraham, 1949. MOMA
Jackson Pollock Number 20, 1949. Private Collection/James Goodman Gallery, New York
Mark Rothko White Centre, 1950. Private Collection
Salvador Dali The Persistence of Memory, 1931. MOMA
Ben Nicholson 1940-42 (two forms). Southampton City Art Gallery, Hampshire.
Henri Matisse The Snail, 1953, Tate Modern
Henri Matisse Goldfish (Red Fish), 1911 Pushkin Museum of Fine Art, Moscow

Author Biography

Jo Saxton fell in love with great paintings when she first went to the National Gallery at the age of 12. Since then, she has become a professional art historian, gaining a Ph.D. in 17th-century Dutch painting and drawing, and is an expert on art and education for school-age children. She has worked for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Cambridge University, inner-city state schools and academies, and has also advised government. She lives in New York City.

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