An approximation to the genius French painter who was firstly taken for a “Fauve”: What makes Henri Matisse so unique? Which colours did he prefer? And what does “Fauve” even mean and which role does it play in his work?

by Britta Benke

  • For curious children who love to draw and paint
  • Wonderful exploration of art: Provides knowledge, a feeling for epochs and their representatives
  • Includes suggestions for creative activities

Benke challenges the imagination and along the way she introduces the imagery, the colour palette and thought world of the painter.  – Die Welt

Picasso once learnt from children, here children find their way to Picasso. – Die Zeit


Kindermann Verlag | hc | 44 pp | 220 x 260 mm | 7+

Rights sold: Chinese (simpl.)

[original title: Wer ist eigentlich dieser Matisse?]

Published in the series: Children Discover Art