Cloth Lullaby by Amy Novesky
This book shares the story of French artist Louise Bourgeois. Her mother was a tapestry weaver and she spent her childhood dying wool and being fascinated by her mother's skill, which she likened to that of a spider (master weavers!). The beautiful relationship between mother and child shapes the artist and is demonstrated in her art in throughout her career.
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- Challenge pupils to ceate an homage to someone in their life that they feel a strong connection with
- Study spiders and discover how they spin webs
- Learn how to weave or dye yarn
- Examine the sculptures of Bourgeois
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