The Appropriation of Fine Art into Contemporary Narrative Picturebooks

@article{Serafini2015TheAO,
  title={The Appropriation of Fine Art into Contemporary Narrative Picturebooks},
  author={Frank Serafini},
  journal={Children's Literature in Education},
  year={2015},
  volume={46},
  pages={438-453}
}
Many picturebook artists have been formally trained in specific artistic styles, movements, and techniques. These artists appropriate and transform works of fine art to varying degrees to fit the themes and designs of the stories they illustrate and publish, and to increase the significance and impact of their illustrations. The intertextual-intervisual associations among picturebook illustrations and works of fine art are important considerations for understanding the meaning potentials of the… CONTINUE READING
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