Combining Neil Gaiman's extraordinary words with Chris Riddell's deft and striking illustrations, Art Matters will inspire its readers to seize the day in the name of art. Neil Gaiman once said that 'the world always seems brighter when you've just made something that wasn't there before'. This little book is the embodiment of that vision. Drawn together from speeches, poems and creative manifestos, Art Matters will explore how reading, imagining and creating can change the world. A creative call to arms, the book will champion freedom of ideas, making art in the face of adversity and choosing to be bold. It will be inspirational to young and old, and will encourage glorious, creative rebellion....
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|Number of Pages||:||112 pages|
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Art Matters Reviews
The answer is not 42 after all. The answer to life, the universe and everything is:
MAKE GOOD ART.
Which of course may well be what Douglas Adams did, hitchhiking his way through the universe in a bombastic show of creative power. So 42 and "MAKE GOOD ART" could be seen as synonyms.
A mutated boa constrictor is harming you? Time for making good art.
This collection of passionate essays by Neil Gaiman and outrageously funny drawings by Chris Riddell will be my "Annoy-Everyone-Until -They-Read-It"-tr ...more
Over the years, Chris Riddell has illustrated a few pieces of speeches and essays by Neil Gaiman, to tremendous effect. This brings four of those pictorial essays together into one lovely, small tome, that discusses art, inspiration, and why we need libraries.
This would make a very charming and inspirational Christmas stocking filler for a creative young person.
A book full of wisdom and great thoughts and beautiful artwork. Immensely enjoyed it.
Gaiman says, "Make Good Art. I'm serious."
I say, "Read more Gaiman. I'm serious."
This is a cute little book with Neil Gaiman's advice on reading, writing, following your dreams, importance of libraries and librarians, why kids should read, and respecting art, and the illustrator's endeavor into transforming those pieces into sketches.
I thought of doing a picture review so readers get a hint of what to expect from this tiny little enchanter of a book. Obviously, these are pieces that stuck with ...more
I needed this. Also Chris Riddell could stab me with a pencil and I'd thank him.
Really really good! Its Neil Gaiman inspirational art and creativity short essays. How could I not like it!? Also with Chris Riddell's amazing drawings! I didn't give this 5 stars because I didn't realize that I have read most of these already. Make Good Art, I have read and listened to many times, and Building A Chair I have also read before, and some of the Library Essays. The only part that was new to me was the Freedom of Speech sections in the beginning.-Which I loved! And it is wonderful t ...more