An activity and games book for kids aged 3 and upwards. As they play with the Mironins – characters who have escaped from one of Joan Miró’s paintings – they’ll have fun and learn about the life and work of one of the most remarkable Catalan artists of the 20th century.
Can you imagine how it would be to go to the zoo with a famous painter? This is the extraordinary story that Antony Penrose tells us of the visits he made at the farm of the great artist Joan Miró, a man who "dreamed when he was awake" and painted universes full of magical creatures.
Piet Mondrian or Andy Warhol – Damien Hirst or Banksy – whose artworks have been the most influential? The most shocking? The most expensive? How about their versatility or critical reception? These playing cards allow art lovers of all ages to play their favourite artists against each other to discover who rules the art world.
Andy Warhol is Pop, Pablo Picasso is Cubist and Marcel Duchamp is Dada. Artists gather in movements, just as wildebeests run in herds. Do you know the great art movements and how the great artists fit into them? Play Manifesto to test your knowledge or effortlessly learn a little art history.