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The Met Faith Ringgold : Narrating the World in Pattern and Colour

The Met Faith Ringgold : Narrating the World in Pattern and Colour

Published: 4 Nov 2021

Hardback, 56 pages

Recommended for age 7+

By Sharna Jackson

Illustrated by Andrea Pippins

Published by Dorling Kindersley Ltd

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See the world through Faith Ringgold's eyes and be inspired to produce your own masterpieces. Have you ever wondered exactly what your favourite artists were looking at to make them sculpt, sew, or paint the way they did? In this book, created in collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, meet inspiring American artist and activist Faith Ringgold. Step into her life and learn what led her to mix different media and craft powerful stories into quilts.

Travel with her to the places that influenced her and see the causes she fought for. In this charming illustrated series, follow the artists' stories and find intriguing facts about their environments and key masterpieces. Then see what you can see and make your own art.

The What the Artist Saw series

The Met Louise Bourgeois : She Saw the World as a Textured Tapestry
The Met Faith Ringgold : Narrating the World in Pattern and Colour
The Met Hokusai : He Saw the World in a Wave

The Art and Artists set

A collection of children's books about art and artists. Selected by our highly experienced and qualified team of teachers, librarians and education consultants.