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How Art Works

The How Art Works series, a collaborative project by the author Doro Globus and the illustrator Rose Blake, paves a colorful and accessible path toward engaging with creativity, for children and adults alike. Through inspiring narratives and hands-on activities that highlight a diverse group of artists and art workers, these books invite young readers to explore creative ideas and discover the boundless possibilities of self-expression both in the classroom and beyond. The enriching series illuminates hidden corners and careers in the art world, revealing insight and play page after page.

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Doro Globus

Doro Globus is a writer, editor, and publisher specializing in creative culture, with a focus on arts publishing. Her first book, Making a Great Exhibition, is a fun inside look at the life of an artwork, from studio to exhibition. A passionate advocate for sharing creativity, Globus has dedicated her career to telling stories of artists and writers. She is Associate Publisher of David Zwirner Books and has worked in arts publishing for nearly twenty years. She has written about artists and art historians including Dawn Ades, Michael Bracewell, Fred Wilson, and Bridget Riley. 

Rose Blake

Rose Blake is an illustrator and artist working in London. Her book A History of Pictures for Children: From Cave Paintings to Computer Drawings (2018), written by David Hockney and Martin Gayford, won the New Horizons award at the 2019 Bologna Children’s Book Fair. She has worked with a wide range of clients, including The New Yorker, The Boston Globe, The New York Times, BBC, Google, Soho House, The Telegraph, The Sunday Times, Transport for London, and Disney.