‘An Irish book about the visual arts for both teachers and children that ranks with books published by the major international galleries such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Tate Gallery in London.’ Extract from review published in Inis, Summer 2008, No. 24.
Have you ever seen a couch made with hundreds of hairclips, oil paint squeezed onto a canvas in thick colourful blobs or one of the smallest horses in the world? Discover Art by Jessica O’Donnell explores the Hugh Lane Gallery’s wonderful collection of modern and contemporary art. Here exciting discoveries are waiting to be made and each chapter of this colourful and lively book includes ideas for art activities contributed by artists to inspire your imagine.
Shortlisted for Children’s Book of the Year Award (2008). The Bisto Children’s Book of the Year Awards are presented annually in recognition of excellence in writing and illustration. The awards are administered by Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) and sponsored by Bisto.
Discover Art at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane on sale from the gallery bookshop, paper back price €12.99; full colour illustrations, 104 pp. ISBN (Paper back) 1901170226X or (Hard Back) 1901702286.