Lives of the Great Artists


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Charlie Ayres


Setting a new standard in children’s art publishing, this book introduces young readers to twenty of the greatest artists of all time and presents a carefully edited selection of their most amazing masterpieces. All are remarkable artists, with remarkable life stories for children to enjoy. Lavish reproductions, extensive side-features and useful reference material complete the book, to entertain and inform any art fan of seven or over.

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Weight 932 g
Dimensions 25.8 x 29.9 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 19 September 2008
Number of pages 96
Format Hardback
Dimensions 25.8 x 29.9 cm
Weight 932 g

Charlotte Mullins is an art critic, writer and broadcaster. She has worked as the arts editor of the Independent on Sunday, the editor of Art Review, the V&A Magazine and Art Quarterly, and has written over ten books, two of which are art books for children, which were published under the pen name Charlie Ayres.

Charlie Ayres studied at the Courtauld Institute of Art and Sotheby's Institute in London, England. Under the name Charlotte Mullins, she edited Art Review and The V&A Magazine. She has written widely on art, and has also appeared on television and radio. She lives in London.