By Zoe Whitley. Illustrated by Lesley Barnes.
A creative introduction to the works of Sophie Tauber-Arp, one of the founders of the Dada art movement.
Born in 1889, Sophie Taeuber-Arp was an artist, dancer, designer, puppet maker, architect, and editor. Enter into the radical and radiant world of Taeuber-Arp and create your own abstract modern art along the way! Bursting with inspiring activities, the revised and expanded Meet the Artist series of activity books introduces children to internationally renowned artists in a fun and engaging way. This activity book includes a brief introduction to the artist’s life, including her role as one of the founders of the Dada art movement, followed by a series of activities, such as weaving and puppet making, that explore prominent themes and ideas in Taeuber-Arp’s body of work. Featuring beautiful reproductions of key artwork, and illustrated by leading contemporary illustrator Lesley Barnes, Meet the Artist: Sophie Taeuber-Arp encourages children to use art as an avenue for exploring ideas and learning new techniques to express their own experiences through art-making.
- Tate Publishing, 2022
- Softcover with 32 pages
- 11 x 8 inches
- 5-7 years