Paul Chan

Paul Chan : The Shadow and Her Wanda

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This artist's book for children, commissioned by London's renowned Serpentine Gallery on the occasion of Chan's 2007 one-person exhibition there, will be equally delightful to smart, imaginative children and any parent with a even a passing interest in Western philosophy. With words, drawings and cheeky, smart footnotes (citing such diverse sources as Goethe, Nietzsche, Hegel and Google) by Chan, it tells the story of a young girl who is afraid of the night until her shadow shows her how the world can be transformed in the dark. Innovative and engaging--but not at all uptight--this sophisticated children's book introduces ideas about language, art and contemporary culture with a lighthearted touch that keeps you flipping through the pages again and again.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 206 x 206 x 8mm | 240.4g
  • Buchhandlung Walther Konig GmbH & Co. KG. Abt. Verlag
  • Cologne, Germany
  • English
  • 25 b/w illustrations
  • 3865602460
  • 9783865602466
  • 1,086,225

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