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Mary Richards - Author

About the Author

Writer and illustrator Mary Richards is author of the Take Me series. She has also written The Modern Art Journal (Tate Publishing) and Splat: The Most Exciting Artists of All Time (Thames & Hudson). Mary was Publisher at the Hayward Gallery in London's Southbank Centre and Editor at Tate Publishing, commissioning and editing books for all the Tate galleries. She lives in London with four children, two cats and a large collection of Lego. With her partner, composer David Schweitzer, Mary is currently writing A History of Music For Children, illustrated by Rose Blake and forthcoming from Thames & Hudson in 2021. 

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Take Me To School A School Journal for Young Explorers

Take Me To School A School Journal for Young Explorers

Author: Mary Richards Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2019

Take Me To Museums The Young Explorer's Guide to Every Museum in the World

Take Me To Museums The Young Explorer's Guide to Every Museum in the World

Author: Mary Richards Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/05/2019

Take Me On Holiday The Young Explorer's Guide to Every Holiday in the World

Take Me On Holiday The Young Explorer's Guide to Every Holiday in the World

Author: Mary Richards Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/05/2019

Marina Abramovic

Marina Abramovic

Author: Mary Richards Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/10/2018

Marina Abramovic is the creator of pioneering performance art which transcends the form's provocative origins. Her visceral and extreme performances have tested the limits of both body and mind, communicating with audiences worldwide on a personal and political level. Updated and revised throughout, the book combines: a biography, setting out the contexts of Abramovic's work an examination of the artist through her writings, interviews and influences a detailed analysis of her work, including studies of the Rhythm series, Nightsea Crossing and 512 Hours practical explorations of the performances and their origins. As a first step towards critical understanding, and as an initial exploration before going on to further, primary research, Routledge Performance Practitioners offer unbeatable value for today's student.

Marina Abramovic

Marina Abramovic

Author: Mary Richards Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2018

Marina Abramovic is the creator of pioneering performance art which transcends the form's provocative origins. Her visceral and extreme performances have tested the limits of both body and mind, communicating with audiences worldwide on a personal and political level. Updated and revised throughout, the book combines: a biography, setting out the contexts of Abramovic's work an examination of the artist through her writings, interviews and influences a detailed analysis of her work, including studies of the Rhythm series, Nightsea Crossing and 512 Hours practical explorations of the performances and their origins. As a first step towards critical understanding, and as an initial exploration before going on to further, primary research, Routledge Performance Practitioners offer unbeatable value for today's student.

Modern Art Journal

Modern Art Journal

Author: Mary Richards Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/10/2017

What made modern art so ground-breaking? Discover for yourself with The Modern Art Journal - a thought-provoking introduction to the revolutionary world of modern art.This interactive activity book introduces the reader to the life and work of 16 artists. But rather than offering a prescriptive approach to art history, it encourages children to write and think about art for themselves. It invites the reader to respond to questions, compose stories and poems, doodle and make their own notes in response to the art and ideas they discover. With a sketchbook binding and funky graphic design, The Modern Art Journal will get kids scribbling and thinking - the perfect tool for the next generation of budding art critics! Features the work of Louise Bourgeois, Joseph Cornell, Marcel Duchamp, Damien Hirst, David Hockney, Frida Kahlo, Paul Klee, Yayoi Kusama, Rene Magritte, Pablo Picasso, Paula Rego, Bridget Riley, Ed Ruscha, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol and Rachel Whiteread.

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