Reading and Discussion

Exploring Ideas through Books

Portraits of the Artists

These books feature fictional interpretations of famous artists. What happens when the visual arts and the literary arts meet? How do fiction writers interpret the lives of famous painters, and the canvases they leave behind?

Books in this Series

  • Barbara Mujica, Frida
  • David Huddle, La Tour Dreams of the Wolf Girl
  • Harriet Chessman, Lydia Cassatt Reading the Morning Paper
  • Tracy Chevalier, Girl with a Pearl Earring

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