The Little Lowry The Much Loved British Painter by Catherine de Duve


The Little Lowry The Much Loved British Painter by Catherine de Duve

Laurence Stephen Lowry was an English artist. He liked to draw industrial life as he sees it, and even a bit more. He liked to tell stories of life as a tale. We call him the 'poet of the English industrial landscape'. Is it why he became such a loved British painter? Discover Lowry's passions; his urban industrial scenes, his lonely crowds, his matchstick figures, his landscapes and the seaside and yachts. Happy Museum is a series of short, interactive books for juniors from 4 to 14 years of age! Its purpose is to spread the enjoyment of art and to inspire, turning family trips to the museum or art gallery into a fun experience through the creative, educational and most importantly enjoyable interactive activities in our books. Games, drawings, tips and thoughts bring our colourful 32 page, richly illustrated books to life. With reading levels to suit all ages, young and old can discover new work and will be captivated as they explore the lives and masterpieces of the greatest artists in the world.

About the Author

Catherine de Duve is an art historian and painter who worked at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium. This was a rich and rewarding experience as she lead children's workshops, guided tours and various conferences. She designed her first interactive work for children in 1999, a review of James Ensor. She went on as an editor and author to pursue children's art publishing in 2000. Catherine de Duve has written more than thirty books of children's art for Kate'Art Editions, Alice Edition (Brussels), Hatier (Paris) and The Birdcage (USA).

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32 pages


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Publication date

4th July 2013



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