The Art Book for Children

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Phaidon Press
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9.4 X 11.5 X 0.9 inches | 2.75 pounds
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About the Author

Ferren Gipson is an art historian, writer, and artist based in London. She is the author of The Ultimate Art Museum and Women's Work, hosts the Art Matters podcast, and is a doctoral researcher at SOAS, University of London. Ferren regularly delivers talks and hosts interviews, having worked with brands and institutions including TEDx, Tate, Esquire Magazine, Sotheby's Institute of Art, and more. She lives in London with her husband and son.

Amanda Renshaw is a curator, writer, editor, and book maker. She was the Editorial Director and Deputy Publisher at Phaidon Press for over 20 years and formerly a specialist in Impressionist and Modern Art at Christies.

Gilda Williams is a contemporary art critic, author, editor, and teacher. She was formerly Commissioning Editor for Contemporary Art at Phaidon and Managing Editor of Flash Art International.

'With beautiful reproductions and stimulating prompts, it's a book you'll return to again and again.' - Junior
'A real gem ... If only, one can't help thinking, all art books were so much fun.' - Independent

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'A vibrant version for children breathes new life into that classic format ... It provides a short, sharp jolt of culture for busy adults too ... An eye-popping compendium.' - The Times UK

'Accessible, lively, and informative ... Offers a fascinating immersion in the world of visual art.' - The Guardian

'Gorgeous ... Young artists will love it.' - Book Riot

'A simple, effective, and colorful presentation of all the potential that art can be.' - New York Journal of Books

'Invit[es] children to look closely and discover a variety of paintings, sculptures, photographs, and more.' - Colossal

'A truly global compilation of some of the world's greatest artists, historical and contemporary, all packaged in a child-friendly fashion.' - GeekDad

'Every household needs a visually stunning art reference book designed specifically for kids. With engaging questions and just the right amount of detail this is one we highly recommend.' - My Book Bloom

'An excellent resource and just plain fun.' - Cracking the Cover

Praise for The Art Book for Children (2005)

'Designed to fire young imaginations into looking beyond the frame.' - TimeOut