ARTIST MONOGRAPHS

PUBLISHER
DelMonico Books/The Columbus Museum of Art

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 8.5 x 10.5 in. / 248 pgs / 233 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Forthcoming

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: FALL 2022 p. 5   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9781636810522 TRADE
List Price: $55.00 CDN $75.00 GBP £45.00

AVAILABILITY
Awaiting stock

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

Columbus, OH
Columbus Museum of Art, 10/28/22–03/12/23

Paris, France
Museum of the Art & History of Judaism, 04/19/23–08/27/23

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DELMONICO BOOKS/THE COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART

Wild Things Are Happening: The Art of Maurice Sendak

Edited by Jonathan Weinberg. Introduction by Lynn Caponera. Text by Thomas Crow, John Bell, Tyler Fallas, Clara Nguyen. Interviews with Carroll Ballard, Brother Christopher, John Dugdale, Michael di Capua, Spike Jonze, Twyla Tharp, Arthur Yorinks.

Wild Things Are Happening: The Art of Maurice Sendak

The most comprehensive survey of the work of Maurice Sendak, the most celebrated picture book artist of all time—with previously unpublished archival materials

Published in conjunction with the eponymous Sendak retrospective touring museums in the United States and Europe in 2022–24, Wild Things Are Happening emphasizes Maurice Sendak’s relationship to the history of art and the influences of his art collecting on his images. It features previously unpublished sketches, storyboards and paintings that emphasize Sendak’s creative processes.
Bringing together a broad diversity of perspectives on the award-winning artist, the book includes an extended essay by the renowned art historian Thomas Crow that traces the genesis and cultural contexts of Sendak’s most famous book, Where the Wild Things Are. It also includes interviews and appreciations by many of Sendak’s key collaborators, including Carroll Ballard, Michael Di Capua, John Dugdale, Spike Jonze, Twyla Tharp and Arthur Yorinks.
Maurice Sendak (1928–2012) was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Jewish immigrant parents from Poland. A largely self-taught artist, Sendak wrote and illustrated over 150 books during his 60-year career, including Kenny’s Window, Very Far Away, The Sign on Rosie’s Door, Nutshell Library (consisting of Chicken Soup with Rice, Alligators All Around, One Was Johnny and Pierre), Higglety Pigglety Pop!, Where the Wild Things Are, In the Night Kitchen and Outside Over There. He collaborated with such celebrated authors as Meindert DeJong, Tony Kushner, Randall Jarrell, Ruth Krauss, Else Holmelund Minarik and Isaac Bashevis Singer, and he illustrated classics by the Brothers Grimm, Melville and Tolstoy.


Maurice Sendak, Self-Portrait, 1950, ink on paper, 10 3/4 x 16 1/2 in. Copyright The Maurice Sendak Foundation.

Wild Things Are Happening: The Art of Maurice Sendak

STATUS: Forthcoming | 9/6/2022

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