Artists, Writers, Thinkers, Dreamers

Artists, Writers, Thinkers, Dreamers

by James Gulliver Hancock

Epub (Kobo - Fixed Layout), Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 06/05/2014

  $15.83

This cultural who's-who illuminates 50 famous figures, from Leonardo da Vinci to Coco Chanel, through the fascinating trivia of their lives. Artist James Gulliver Hancock depicts historical icons in quirky annotated portraits surrounded by their associated possessions, baggage, and foibles. Hemingway's hobbies, Amelia Earhart's preferred dessert, Martin Luther King Jr.'s favorite TV show—each portrait reveals the ordinary quirks of these extraordinary people and captures their personalities in the process. An exquisitely illustrated almanac and cultural literacy cheat sheet, this fun and informative collection offers both history buffs and art lovers a treasure trove of interesting facts about beloved artists, writers, thinkers, and dreamers.

ISBN:
9781452137490
9781452137490
Category:
Popular culture
Format:
Epub (Kobo - Fixed Layout), Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
06-05-2014
Language:
English
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
James Gulliver Hancock

James Gulliver Hancock is a Sydney-born illustrator who has travelled the world drawing obsessively since he was a little boy.

His previous books include Meet… Banjo Paterson, Lonely Planet’s Not for Parents: How to be a World Explorer, and his All the Buildings in … series.

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