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Oliver Jeffers: 15 Years of Picturing Books

Thru Sun 08/07/2022

Born in Australia and raised in Northern Ireland, Oliver Jeffers is an award-winning artist and author working in painting, bookmaking, illustration, collage, performance, and sculpture.

This retrospective exhibition showcases nearly one hundred artworks, some never seen, including original line drawings, sketches, and finished illustrations, from sixteen of Jeffers’s picture books, including the wildly popular The Day the Crayons Quit and its sequel, The Day the Crayons Came Home, Here We Are, The Incredible Book Eating Boy, This Moose Belongs to Me, and Once Upon an Alphabet.

Image credit: Oliver Jeffers (Irish, born 1977), The Day the Crayons Quit Cover Art, 2013, mixed media, gouache, crayon, and pencil on watercolor paper, National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature, Abilene, Texas. © Oliver Jeffers.

Price Free to $16.50

Venue High Museum of Art

Address 1280 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 GET DIRECTIONS

Phone Number 404.733.4400

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