A History of Pictures for Children

David Hockney & Martin Gayford, illustrated by Rose Blake

Chronology is completely subverted by looking at ways in which artists work: light, shadow, mark-making, even photography and film. Clever, unstuffy, with some wonderful juxtapositions – the Mona Lisa and Marlene Dietrich, for instance, or approaches to perspective using Uccello’s Hunt in the Forest and one of Hockney’s own photographic collages of Arizona.

Thames & Hudson Ltd