Reviews and Blog Posts: collage

Bruit et fureur : l'œuvre de Henry Darger = Sound and fury : the art of Henry Darger

by Henry Darger

DPL Rating:
5

This book accomplishes a challenging feat, compiling Henry Darger’s daunting amount of work in an approachable book.  The collection of images put together in this book is fascinating and beautifully large on the pages. The book also outlines Henry Darger’s personal history and the evolution of his extensive writing and...

Stardines swim high across the sky and other poems

by Jack Prelutsky

DPL Rating:
5

From the same team that brought you “Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant” this selection of poems is actually more clever than the first. The illustrations mimic a scrapbook, bulletin board  or museum display diorama, making the collages and text work together very effectively. This time Prelutsky changes the meaning of a...

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