The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World of Salvador Dali by Angela Wenzel


The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World of Salvador Dali by Angela Wenzel

This book presents the strange, humorous and wildly inventive paintings of Salvador Dali. The author helps children unlock the mysteries of Dali's artwork by explaining his use of detail, colour and illusion. Each double page spread in this book explores a single work to illustrate the ideas and influences that shaped Dali's work. The author introduces themes such as dream imagery, landscape painting, portraiture and satire. Throughout the book, the artist's sense of playfulness and mystery shine through, revealing to children the wondrous qualities of art.

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30 pages


Angela Wenzel
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Publication date

30th May 2003



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