Pictures at an Exhibition

Philip de Vos

The witty Pictures at an Exhibition follows the reader as a visitor to an art exhibiton from one painting to the next.
Date Published :
September 2016
Publisher :
Protea Boekhuis
Contributor(s) :
Piet Grobler
Illustration :
full color throughout
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding : Hardback
ISBN : 9781869199722
Pages : 32
Dimensions : 10.25 X 8.25 inches
Stock Status : In stock


After attending an exhibition of the work of his late friend Viktor Hartmann in 1874, Mussorgsky composed a piano work which in 1922 was orchestrated by Ravel and then became world renowned.

With his rhymes Philip de Vos has modernised this piece by making it accessible to modern readers, while still maintaining the feeling of this classic masterpiece. The witty and smart Pictures at an Exhibition follows the visitor as he moves from one painting to the next.

About The Author

Philip de Vos is an award-winning author, poet and acclaimed photographer and in 2015 received a KykNET Fiesta Lifetime Achievement award for Music, Literature and the Visual Arts in South Africa. As a child he dreamt of joining the circus as a clown, today the humour in his work makes many a reader smile. He loves animals and bugs and has never even stepped on an ant on purpose. He lives in Green Point, Cape Town.

Piet Grobler is an acclaimed South African writer, artist and illustrator. He received many national and international awards for his work. He has illustrated more than seventy books.

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