Building Books: The Art of David Macaulay
October 14, 2006, through January 7, 2007
The Delaware Art Museum presents Building Books: The Art of David Macaulay, an exhibition of the world-famous author and illustrator’s original drawings, paintings, and studies on view from October 14, 2006, through January 7, 2007. Macaulay uses art to communicate complex concepts in a fun and accessible manner. His imaginative and often humorous illustrations are sure to inspire and delight the whole family. Macaulay’s most popular book to date, The Way Things Work, is an entertaining and whimsical illustrated guide to the inner workings of machines. In more than a dozen additional books, he has displayed the construction of intricate architectural structures, examined a centuries-old sailing vessel from past and present perspectives, and taken readers on journeys into his unique imagination. Building Books explores both Macaulay’s work and his artistic process.