The Art of Maurice Sendak

The Art of Maurice Sendak

By: Lanes, Selma G.

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Book Condition: Used - Very Good


pp 278 large hardback with acetate dust jacket both in very good condition; printed and bound in Japan; clean pages; no edgewear; acetate wrapper has a few small mars & is slightly foggy from age; title & authors are written in white on front cover and spine; cover is illustrated as shown // Creator of Where the Wild Things Are, In the Night Kitchen, Higglety Pigglety Pop!, and the illustrations for dozens of other memorable children's books, Maurice Sendak has ranked among the best-known and best-loved artists in America for nearly thirty years. Now his life and work are explored in affectionate detail in this charming, fun-filled book, enticingly illustrated with hundreds of the award-winning illustrator's fantasy sketches, black-and-white squiggly line drawings, full-color fold-outs, and working dummies of his most important works. The author draws (no pun intended) upon many conversations with Sendak to write an intimate biography, enhanced by perceptive quotes from Sendak himself. The result is a volume full of key insights into the artist's keen mind as well as fascinating glimpses into his extraordinary varied technique

Title: The Art of Maurice Sendak

Author Name: Lanes, Selma G.

Categories: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Literature,

Edition: 1st

Publisher: US, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1980

ISBN Number: 0810916002

ISBN Number 13: 9780810916005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used - Very Good

Jacket Condition: Excellent

Size: 15 x 2 x 12 inches

Weight: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: PGB402

Keywords: Sendak, Maurice