Angel pop-up book artist to read his stories at MoA Dec. 12
Remember the beloved Holiday pop-up books of your childhood? Remember how with each turn of the page a world of three-dimensional beauty would fill your eyes with warmth, color and delight?
Share that experience again with your children or grandchildren for FREE with paid Museum admission on Saturday, December 12, 2009 at 2 pm at the Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale with renown pop up book artist Chuck Fischer!
Fischer will be doing an inter-active story-telling of his latest book, ANGELS: A POP UP BOOK, a book signing and even teach you how to make your very own Angel pop-up greeting card with art materials that he will supply to the first 75 children! Fischer will also feature his other pop-up book classics such as Christmas In New York, Christmas Around The World, and In The Beginning: The Art of Genesis.
FAMILY FUN EVENT: Holiday Pop-Up Book Story Time and Demonstration with Chuck Fischer!
Saturday, December 12, 2009, 2 pm
Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale
Free with paid Museum daily general admission of $5 for adults; $3 for children! Individual tickets for American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell are $15 for adults, $12.50 for Seniors 65+, and $8 for students 6-17. The discount coupon offers $12.50 admission for adults; $8 for children 6-17. Group rates available for groups of 10 or more by calling
For RSVPs: Emily Mccrater, or
THE HOLIDAY POP UP BOOKS CHUCK FISCHER WILL BE PRESENTING:
ANGELS (recently released in 2009)
Whether you consider angels to be divine messengers, spiritual guides, or the stuff of legend, you will find something to marvel at in Chuck Fischer’s beautifully illustrated Angels: A Pop-Up Book. Fischer’s original art, inspired by classic images from art history, is crafted into astoundingly intricate three-dimensional pop-ups with fold-outs and moveable parts. Angels brings to life the most captivating stories of these celestial beings, from the angels of the zodiac to Biblical angels to angels in the arts and popular culture.
WATCH ANGELS COME TO LIFE ON YOUTUBE.COM:
CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK
This interactive pop-up book makes the perfect gift for anyone who loves seeing the holiday traditions that originate in New York come to life — from the lighting of the Christmas tree to watching the ball drop on New Year’s Eve in Times Square. CHRISTMAS IN NEW YORK features these world-famous holiday events, as well as scenes of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Angel Tree, George Balanchine’s Nutcracker at Lincoln Center, and holiday store windows through the 20th century in the three-dimensional art of a pop-up book. Its unique construction combines original art by Chuck Fischer with photographs of famous New York City landmarks. The pop-up spreads include short histories, architectural legacies, anecdotes, and fun facts contained in pull-outs, removable booklets, and other extras.
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CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD
Master pop-up artist Chuck Fischer’s most glorious creation yet : CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD is the perfect holiday gift. Featuring France, Germany, Russia, Latin America, Scandinavia, Great Britain, Italy, and the United States, every spread is packed with delights: a luxurious central pop-up image, plus removable booklets, pullouts, mini pop-ups, and more. The text illuminates unique Christmas traditions, gift legacies, and portraits of mythic figures, such as England’s Father Christmas and Italy’s Le Befana.
WATCH CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD COME TO LIFE ON YOUTUBE.COM:
IN THE BEGINNING: THE ART OF GENESIS
An ingenious series of three-dimensional spreads with fold-outs and narrative booklets IN THE BEGINNING shows how the timeless narratives of the Book of Genesis have inspired artists for thousands of years and continue to do so today. This spectacular gift book features Fischer’s original artwork of intricate pop-ups created in collaboration with paper engineer Bruce Foster, which represent the classic stories from the first chapter of the Bible. With spreads that range from a medieval-inspired Garden of Eden to an stunningly tall tower of Babel to a magnificent diorama depicting Jacob’s dream of a stairway to Heaven, IN THE BEGINNING is destined to become a treasured keepsake and perennial favorite on every family’s shelf.
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ABOUT POP UP BOOK ARTIST CHUCK FISCHER
Chuck Fischer’s paintings hang in some of the finest residences in the world. His designs have been reproduced on china for Lenox and home furnishings, including wallpaper and fabrics in the permanent collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum. He is the author of two previous pop-up books: THE WHITE HOUSE and GREAT AMERICAN HOUSES AND GARDENS. This season, Fischer adds to his Holiday collection with pop-up greeting cards and hand-painted ornaments inspired by ANGELS. Fischer makes his home in both Fort Lauderdale and New York City.
ABOUT THE MUSEUM OF ART | FORT LAUDERDALE
The Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale, Nova Southeastern University, is open Tuesday – Saturday 11 am – 5 pm with extended hours on Thursday until 8 pm, Sundays 12 pm – 5 pm and closed on Mondays. The Museum of Art is located at One East Las Olas Boulevard at Andrews Avenue in Downtown Fort Lauderdale. Individual tickets for American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell are $15.00 Adults, $12.50 Seniors 65+, and $8.00 for Students 6-17. Group Rates available for groups of 10 or more by calling The Studio Arts Creative Art Academy for adults and students (grades 1 to 12) offers a 10-week program, taught by professional artists. Courses on painting, drawing, design, art history, and musical theater. For more information call or email: . The Museum also features a Café Bar, which offers illy coffee, wines and beers.
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- Norman Rockwell comes to life Thursday night at MoA
- Light up Lauderdale-Family Fun Zone tonight!
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