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Art Matters

Written by Neil Gaiman

Illustrated by Chris Riddell

Art Matters Synopsis

A creative call to arms from the mind of Neil Gaiman, combining his extraordinary words with deft and striking illustrations by Chris Riddell. Art Matters will inspire its readers to seize the day in the name of art. 'Like a bedtime story for the rest of your life, this is a book to live by. At its core, it's about freeing ideas, shedding fear of failure, and learning that things can be different . ' - Institute of Imagination Be bold. Be rebellious. Choose art. It matters. Neil Gaiman once said that 'the world always seems brighter when you've just made something that wasn't there before'. This little book is the embodiment of that vision. Drawn together from speeches, poems and creative manifestos, Art Matters explores how reading, imagining and creating can change the world, and will be inspirational to young and old. What readers are saying about ART MATTERS 'A rallying cry for all artists and creators' 'Just the injection of positive thinking I needed' 'What a gorgeous, sweet and very, very wise little book' 'You don't know it yet, but it's likely you need this book' 'I feel artistically charged up for the first time in ages'

Art Matters Press Reviews

Neil Gaiman was born to write. I cannot imagine that a day goes by without his putting one word after another in the service of telling a story, communicating an idea, sparking a new thought in a happy reader Neil Gaiman shows that while we might come to his writing for gods and monsters, actually all human life is here - Independent on THE VIEW FROM THE CHEAP SEATS Chris Riddell is an amazing artist

Book Information

ISBN: 9781472260086
Publication date: 6th September 2018
Author: Neil Gaiman
Illustrator: Chris Riddell
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 112 pages

About Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman is the author of over thirty acclaimed books and graphic novels for adults and children, including AMERICAN GODS, STARDUST, CORALINE and THE GRAVEYARD BOOK. His most recent novel for adults, THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE was highly acclaimed, appeared on the hardback and paperback Sunday Times bestseller lists and won several awards, including being voted Book of the Year in the National Book Awards 2013: 'Some books you read. Some books you enjoy. But some books just swallow you up, heart and soul' Joanne Harris. The recipient of numerous literary honours, Neil Gaiman's work has been ...

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