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Flying paintings : the Zhou brothers : a story of revolution and art

Author: Amy Alznauer; Shan Zuo Zhou; Da Huang Zhou
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"First there was one Zhou brother, and then there were two. They lived in a bookstore with their grandmother, Po Po, whose stories of paintings that flew through the air and landed on mountain cliffs inspired them to create their own art. Amid the turbulence of China's Cultural Revolution in the 1970s, the Zhou Brothers began painting together on the same canvas. Today, ShanZuo and DaHuang Zhou are icons in the art  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Shan Zuo Zhou; Da Huang Zhou; Da Huang Zhou; Shan Zuo Zhou
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Alznauer; Shan Zuo Zhou; Da Huang Zhou
ISBN: 9781536204285 1536204285
OCLC Number: 1139354442
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Amy Alznauer ; paintings by ShanZuo Zhou and DaHuang Zhou.

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"First there was one Zhou brother, and then there were two. They lived in a bookstore with their grandmother, Po Po, whose stories of paintings that flew through the air and landed on mountain cliffs inspired them to create their own art. Amid the turbulence of China's Cultural Revolution in the 1970s, the Zhou Brothers began painting together on the same canvas. Today, ShanZuo and DaHuang Zhou are icons in the art world, renowned for working side by side on all their paintings and sculptures. In this extraordinary biography, author Amy Alznauer joins with the Zhou Brothers to tell the story of their unique and often difficult childhood and their pursuit of a wild, impossible dream. The lyrical writing blends elements of legend, while the brothers' dramatic illustrations soar with vibrant colors and surreal imagery from ancient Chinese cliff paintings. An inspiration for young artists and dreamers of all kinds, this deeply felt collaboration explores how art can bring people together, as well as set them free." -- Amazon.com

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by barker_patricia (WorldCat user published 2020-11-25) Very Good Permalink

Tis is the amazing story of 2 brothers who grew up in a difficult time in China, and the art they made during those tough times. Kids will learn a little bit about the Chinese culture, and they will enjoy looking at the unique illustrations.

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