Book

Thé Tjong-Khing

Art with Cake

Deciding to create picture books by himself, without any intervention from a narrator, is perhaps the best decision Thé Tjong-Khing has made in his long career. This artist, whose every line speaks volumes, does not need any words at all.

Art with Cake, his ode to the artistic imagination, is a witty parody of his own art and the work of great artists from history. Mrs Dog is dreaming about an exhibition of world-famous paintings.

But the work of art that she painted for the exhibition gets stolen! What comes next is a wild chase through famous landscapes by Van Gogh, Braque, Hokusai and Dali.

An ode to art for pre-schoolers.

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Thé Tjong-Khing

Thé Tjong-Khing (b.1933) studied for three years at art school in Bandung, Indonesia. In 1956 he came to the Netherlands, where he worked at the studio of the most celebrated Dutch cartoonist, Marten Toonder. Until the end of the 1960s he mainly drew comics like the Arman & Ilva series, with…

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Details

Kunst met taart (2015). Children's books, 25 pages.

Illustrations

Thé Tjong-Khing

Age: 4+
292 x 250 mm

Themes: picture book

Publisher

Lannoo

Kasteelstraat 97
B-8700 Tielt
Belgium
Tel: +32 51 42 42 11
Fax: +32 51 40 11 52

Website:
http://www.terralannoo.nl

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