Art Books

Explore The Musée de l’Orangerie

30 mars, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Le carnet du Musée de l’Orangerie Here, we discover or rediscover the Orangerie Museum in the garden of Tuileries in Paris, and its treasures: Monet’s Water Lilies and artworks by Matisse, Picasso, Cézanne, Renoir… Let’s cut, colour, find your way in a labyrinth, spot the difference and have fun with plenty of other activities. 48 pages activity book, 21 x […] Read more»

Founding Myths, From Hercules to Dark Vador

30 mars, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Mythes Fondateurs, d’Hercule à Dark Vador, by Dominique de Font-Réaulx A book to discover the new Louvre section designed for children and families. It shows us how the world was created, and takes us to enchanted worlds where we meet with heroes and monsters. Brueghel, Le Guerchin, Delacroix and Yves Klein stand alongside African masks, Japanese sculptures, Venus, Hercules and Dark Vador, […] Read more»

The Little Blue Museum

11 mai, 2015 Posted by Stéphanie
Le Petit Musée du Bleu,  works by 13 great painters & texts by Carl Norac After the colour red, the colour blue is the common theme shared by these 13 masterpieces! Through a short poem facing the painting or the sculpture, Carl Norac gives young readers hints to observe or, on the contrary, let their imagination […] Read more»

Land Art For Toddlers

9 janvier, 2015 Posted by Hannele
P’tits Land Art, By Marc Pouyet Magical imagery, with the humble dandelion transformed into an inviting carpet of ragged flowers making the reader long to sit on it and listen to the birds singing ! These striking photos, at once both playful and poetic, will take little ones on a journey through nature, where the gently […] Read more»

Designimals

26 septembre, 2014 Posted by Stéphanie
Designimaux, illustrated by Ingela P. Arrhenius & paper engineering by l’Atelier Saje The first design book for kids! A book full of surprises to discover, in a funny and graphic way, 7 iconic objects of 20th century design, inspired by nature or everyday life: Arne Jacobsen’s Egg Chair, Eero Saarinen’s Tulip Chair, Eames’ Hang-It-All, George Nelson’s Ball-Clock and Marshmallow Sofa, Gae [… Read more»

Round and Round and Square

26 septembre, 2014 Posted by Stéphanie
Rond et Rond et Carré, by Fredun Shapur Round and Round and Square is a graphic narrative about a square and a round shape. They assemble to compose a whole universe young readers are familiar with: simple shapes, then a wagon and a bridge, children and toys, the sun, and finally the moon that leads […] Read more»

The Beautiful Dances

23 septembre, 2014 Posted by Hannele
Les belles danses, by Marie Desplechin and Jean-Michel Othoniel The Water Theater Grove was one of the most beautiful groves in the gardens of Versailles. It’s in this magical scenery that Jean-Michel Othoniel imagined his Beautiful Dances. The design of these sculptures originates in the dancing steps imagined by Raoul- Auger Feuillet, choreographer of Louis XIV. […] Read more»

The Little Red Gallery

16 avril, 2014 Posted by Emilie
Le petit musée du rouge, by Alain Serres and 13 great painters This book invites us to explore 13 paintings featuring the colour red: warm red rooftops in a Van Gogh, fiery red bananas in a Gauguin… Short texts accompany each painting, guiding our understanding of works by Picasso, Chagall, Warhol, Basquiat and others. Harcover picture book, 36 pages, 20 x 20 cm Read more»

And Picasso Paints Guernica

19 septembre, 2013 Posted by Catherine
Et Picasso peint Guernica, by Alain Serres This exceptional large-format picture book, which explains to children Picasso’s howl of outrage against war, is about both a work of art and a life. It describes the genesis of Picasso’s brilliant masterpiece,Guernica, which was painted in response to the bombing of that Spanish city. It is also […] Read more»

All My Art Histories

15 juillet, 2013 Posted by Catherine
Toutes mes histoires de l’art Each of the 26 titles in this series explores a movement, a period or a key artist through the description of their main features, looking at commented works of art and experiencing activities on the subject. Beautifully printed books at the price of a magazine include reproduction of 30 works […] Read more»