Miró's Magic Animals

Antony Penrose

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Miró's Magic Animals

Mir s Magic Animals As might be expected of the son of photographer Lee Miller and writer Roland Penrose Antony Penrose s childhood was populated with some of the greatest artists of the twentieth century Mir s Magic An

  • Title: Miró's Magic Animals
  • Author: Antony Penrose
  • ISBN: 9780500650660
  • Page: 448
  • Format: Hardcover
  • As might be expected of the son of photographer Lee Miller and writer Roland Penrose, Antony Penrose s childhood was populated with some of the greatest artists of the twentieth century Mir s Magic Animals is a delightful story, chronicling Antony Tony s encounters with the great Spanish artist Joan Mir.Tony introduces Mir as a quiet, kind, and smartly dressed man whAs might be expected of the son of photographer Lee Miller and writer Roland Penrose, Antony Penrose s childhood was populated with some of the greatest artists of the twentieth century Mir s Magic Animals is a delightful story, chronicling Antony Tony s encounters with the great Spanish artist Joan Mir.Tony introduces Mir as a quiet, kind, and smartly dressed man who dreamed when he was awake and painted wonderfully strange worlds filled with magical animals The book brings Tony s memories to life with beautiful reproductions of some of Mir s finest works, as well as evocative archival photography by Lee Miller and specially commissioned artworks in the style of Mir , painted by children We see the renowned painter from a new perspective, as the slightly eccentric visitor to Tony s childhood home, during an excursion to Mir s farm filled with extraordinary creatures and on a trip to London Zoo, during which Mir asked to see large birds, snakes, and strange creatures of the night Vibrant design and playful typography make the package as appealing as the story, and round out the feeling that we re immersed in Tony s adventure.

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    One thought on “Miró's Magic Animals

    1. Jon(athan) Nakapalau on said:

      Amazing book that introduces children to this influential artist - wonderful art and story!

    2. Scott Fillner on said:

      Really enjoyed this nonfiction story of Antony Penrose and Joan Miro There are many opportunities to notice and talk about creativity with students.

    3. Susan on said:

      This is a really neat book—sort of half biography of the Surrealist artist Miro and half memoir of a man who knew the artist as a child, all as a picture book. There's a good bit going on between these two goals and all of the illustrations—Miro's art; photos of the author, the artist, and some other events/places described in the book, all by the author's mother; and animal illustrations by contemporary children. Sometimes it causes the central storyline to get a bit muddled, but for the mo [...]

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