For months, Christian Robinson’s illustrated children’s books have circulated among the Woodson Art Museum staff. We’ve marveled over how the mark making and cut-out simple shapes come together with artistry to tell stories that value different perspectives.
I’ve been thinking a lot about children’s books recently. In the coming months, the Woodson Art Museum will renew its biennial commitment to the art of children’s illustrated literature with an exhibition featuring the exuberant work of Christian Robinson, What Might You Do?, on view December 4, 2021 through February 27, 2022. Recently, my husband and I welcomed a granddaughter, and my children’s book quest took on an added dimension.