The Singing Bones

The Singing Bones Art Inspired by Grimms' Fairy Tales - Walker Studio

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Shaun Tan fans get to see his extraordinary talent applied to sculpture in this award-winning, lavishly presented collection of art based on fairy tales told by the Brothers Grimm.

Artist Shaun Tan is world renowned for his singular vision and storytelling abilities. This art book showcases his sculptural talent, applied here to fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm. Tan captures the essence of these tales as he brings traitorous brothers, lonely princesses, cunning foxes, honourable peasants and ruthless witches to life in surprising - and illuminating - ways. Introduced by author Neil Gaiman and fairy-tale scholar Jack Zipes, The Singing Bones is a feast for the eyes, a profound, powerful celebration of the world's most beloved stories.

Book information

ISBN: 9781406370669
Publisher: Walker Books
Imprint: Walker Studio
Pub date:
DEWEY: 730.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 207
Weight: 978g
Height: 245mm
Width: 191mm
Spine width: 23mm