Maurice Sendak: A Celebration of the Artist and His Work (Hardcover)

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By Justin G. Schiller, Dennis M. V. David, Maurice Sendak (Illustrator), Frank Corsaro (Contributions by), Joyce Malzberg (Contributions by), Leonard S. Marcus (Editor), Iona Opie (Contributions by), Patrick Rodgers (Contributions by), Ginger Shuler (Contributions by), Judy Taylor (Contributions by), Ahron Weiner (Contributions by), Paul O. Zelinsky (Contributions by), Steven Heller (Contributions by)
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The preeminent children’s book artist of the twentieth century, Maurice Sendak and his sixty-year career are celebrated in this full-color catalog of more than two hundred images being exhibited at the Society of Illustrators in New York City from June 11–August 17, 2013. Accompanied by twelve essays by such noted scholars and historians as Leonard S. Marcus, Iona Opie, Steven Heller, and Paul O. Zelinsky, Maurice Sendak: A Celebration of the Artist and His Work showcases the collection of Justin G. Schiller and Dennis M. V. David, prominent authorities on Sendak’s artwork, and is a deeply personal and thoughtful tribute to a seminal artist whose singular vision has captured the imaginations of countless children and grown-ups throughout the world.



Praise for Maurice Sendak: A Celebration of the Artist and His Work



“A must-have for Sendak fans.” —BookPage.com



 

About the Author


Leonard S. Marcus is a historian, biographer, and critic whose award-winning books include Margaret Wise Brown: Awakened by the Moon; Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom; The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth; and Maurice Sendak: A Celebration of the Artist and His Work. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times Book Review, writes a column on illustrated books for the Horn Book magazine, and is a three-time judge of the New York Times Best Illustrated Books of the Year prize. Marcus lectures about his work to audiences throughout the U.S. and around the world and has been featured on numerous programs on television and radio. He is a founding trustee of the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and teaches a popular course on children’s literature and child development at New York University.


Steven Heller is the author/editor of more than 180 books on design, illustration, and popular culture and the recipient of the Smithsonian National Design Award for Design Mind. Gail Anderson is chair of BFA Design and BFA Advertising at the School of Visual Arts, New York and the recipient of the Smithsonian National Design Award for Lifetime Achievement and the AIGA Medal. Both live in New York City.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781419708268
ISBN-10: 1419708260
Publisher: Abrams
Publication Date: June 11th, 2013
Pages: 224
Language: English

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