Annotations for Art From Her Heart : Folk Artist Clementine Hunter


Baker & Taylor
Clementine Hunter's paintings went from hanging on her clothesline to hanging in museums, yet because of the color of her skin, a friend had to sneak her in when the gallery was closed.

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Baker & Taylor
Introduces the self-taught artist whose paintings captured scenes of the work and celebrations of southern farm life, but who, because of the color of her skin, was not allowed into the museums or galleries where her art was shown.

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Baker & Taylor
Lyrical writing introduces readers to a self-taught artist whose paintings captured scenes of backbreaking work and joyous celebrations of southern farm life, but because of the color of her skin, she was not allowed into the museums or galleries where her art was shown.

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Penguin Putnam
Can you imagine being an artist who isn?t allowed into your own show? That?s what happened to folk artist Clementine Hunter. Her paintings went from hanging on her clothesline to hanging in museums, yet because of the color of her skin, a friend had to sneak her in when the gallery was closed.

With lyrical writing and striking illustrations, this picture book biography introduces kids to a self-taught artist whose paintings captured scenes of backbreaking work and joyous celebrations of southern farm life. They preserve a part of American history we rarely see and prove that art can help keep the spirit alive.



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