The Marcoses' forfeiture case involves 152 paintings reportedly worth $11.84 million, 27 paintings and sculptures at the MMM worth $548,445, and 12 paintings by an American artist named Anna Mary "Grandma Moses
That's one year younger than Grandma Moses
, who launched her artistic career at age 78.
"Having started her career as a painter late in life, Sony, now 82 years old, may be called the Grandma Moses
' of the Philippines and I am proud to be the one to do her first exhibit in the Philippines.
* learn about the folk-art painting style of Grandma Moses
Important folk artists such as the last surviving Shakers, legendary Grandma Moses
and Reverend Howard Finster are explored in sidebars throughout the book.
Included are Grandma Moses
, Bill Traylor and William Hawkins.--B.H.
Moses' spry personality, "down-home" biography and folksy paintings charmed the post-war mass media, including the new medium of television, and Grandma Moses
gradually developed an enormous international following.
As you begin your journey through this issue, please take time to read our Cover Story, "Learning From Exhibitions: Grandma Moses
in the 21st Century" (page 38).
In this sequel "If Picasso Painted a Snowman", author Amy Newbold and illustrator Greg Newbold once again combine to convey nineteen artists' styles in a few deft words, with Greg Newbold's chameleon-like artistry showing children ages 6-9 Edgar Degas' dinosaur ballerinas, Cassius Coolidge's dinosaurs playing Go Fish, Hokusai's dinosaurs surfing a giant wave, and dinosaurs smelling flowers in Mary Cassatt's garden; grazing in Grandma Moses
' green valley; peeking around Diego Rivera's lilies; tiptoeing through Baishi's inky bamboo; and cavorting, stampeding, or hiding in canvases by Henri Matisse, Andy Warhol, Frida Kahlo, Franz Marc, Harrison Begay, Alma Thomas, Aaron Douglas, Mark Rothko, Lois Mailou Jones, Marguerite Zorach, and Edvard Munch.
"Ours is Grandma Moses
attic, where theyre going to dress up as artists and famous paintings," he said, referring to the late American folk painter.
| December 13 THIS Winter's day in 1961 saw the end of the life of the much-loved American folk artist, Grandma Moses
. This incredibly talented lady was well past her 70th birthday when she started painting and could paint both left- and right-handed.
Only Grandma Moses
is named, which suggests the tragic shortcomings of textbook art scholarship.