Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Display - Famous Artists


Written and illustrated by Maryann Cocca-Leffler

Written and illustrated by Mike Venezia

By Diane Stanley
A biography of the Italian Renaissance artist and inventor who, at about age thirty, began writing his famous notebooks which contain the outpourings of his amazing mind.

By Diane Stanley
 A biography of the Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect, and poet, well known for his work on the Sistine Chapel in Rome's St. Peter's Cathedral.

 Written by Tina Nichols Coury
Illustrated by Sally Wern Comport
Lincoln Borglum was the son of Gutzon Borglum, the man who dreamed up the idea of carving four presidents' faces into the rockface of Mount Rushmore. The younger Borglum was the man who actually completed the project, and this is his story.

Text and picture selection by Stephan Koja
Translated by Christopher Wynne
Tells the life story of artist Gustav Klimt, with color reproductions of his works, as well as photographs of the artist and scenes related to his life.

 By Susan Goldman Rubin
Traces the events that shaped Georgia O'Keeffe's art and how art influenced O'Keeffe's life in return.

By Bonnie Christensen
Biography of Andy Warhol, Pop Art icon famous for his paintings of Cambell's Soup cans and Coke bottles.

Written and illustrated by Mike Venezia
Describes the life and career of the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century artist who is best known for his paintings and sculptures of the American West.

 Written by Jennifer Armstrong 
Illustrations by Jos. A. Smith.
Briefly tells the story of this nineteenth-century painter and naturalist who is most famous for his detailed paintings of birds.

Written and illustrated by Mike Venezia
Examines the life and work of the twentieth-century artist Norman Rockwell, who painted familiar everyday scenes that people felt were part of their own lives.

 By Robert Burleigh

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