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- Stiebner Verlag 2013; US$ 19.56
Hauptbeschreibung Wer Illustrator werden will, kann zeichnen und gestalten. Aber was ist noch nötig, wenn das Zeichnen zum Beruf wird? Wie viel Unternehmer muss in einem Illustrator stecken? Florian Bayer lässt sich in Atelierbesuchen von erfahrenen Illustratoren erzählen, wie sie den Schritt in die Selbständigkeit gemeistert haben. Erklärt werden... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 33.50
In hyperdrawing: beyond the lines of contemporary art, authors and artists come together to explore the potential of what drawing in contemporary art theory and practice might become. _x000D_ _x000D_ In this follow-up to 2007?s drawing now: between the lines of contemporary art, Phil Sawdon and Russell Marshall, two of the current directors of TRACEY,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 99.95
Re-evaluating the period in Victorian illustration known as 'The Sixties,' this volume examines figures such as Frederick Sandys, Ford Madox Brown and George John Pinwell to consider the impact of illustration on the act of reading and the sensibilities of the reading public. The collection offers a detailed and provocative analysis of the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 99.95
How the rise of book illustration affected the historic hegemony of the word is the topic of Keri Yousif's study of the complex relationship between the novelist Honoré de Balzac and the illustrator J. J. Grandville. As Yousif shows, the industrialisation of the illustrated book spawned a triadic relationship between publisher, writer and... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2011; US$ 11.65
Clare Peake, daughter of the celebrated writer and artist Mervyn Peake, tells the story of her parents' romance and her own happy and bohemian childhood. Mervyn Peake was born in China, the son of medical missionaries, and the juxtaposition of his exotic surroundings and the very English manners at home had a lasting effect on him. Reading Treasure... more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 24.99
The sensuality and glamour epitomized by Marilyn Monroe are immortalized in the pages of this book. More than 200 of Marilyn's most beautiful and memorable magazine cover appearances and showcased in full color, and are highlighted by life-revealing quotes, anecdotes and collectible values. Marilyn's persona, spirit and unrivaled allure are captured... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 133.00
This study examines and explains how British explorers visualized the African interior in the latter part of the nineteenth century, providing the first sustained analysis of the process by which this visual material was transformed into the illustrations in popular travel books. At that time, central Africa was, effectively, a blank canvas for Europeans,... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2010; US$ 50.00
How did the average American learn about art in the mid-nineteenth century? With public art museums still in their infancy, and few cities and towns large enough to support art galleries or print shops, Americans relied on mass-circulated illustrated magazines. One group of magazines in particular, known collectively as the Philadelphia pictorials,... more...
- Tin House Books 2010; US$ 24.95
Thomas Pynchon?s Gravity?s Rainbow (1973), set in an alternative-universe version of World War II, has been called a modern Finnegan?s Wake for its challenging language, wild anachronisms, hallucinatory happenings, and fever-dream imagery. With Pictures Showing What Happens on Each Page of Thomas Pynchon's Novel Gravity's Rainbow, artist Zak... more...
- Derrydale Press 2010; US$ 23.99
Paul Brown is the definitive book on an artist who is widely regarded as the preeminent American illustrator of equestrian subjects. Based on extensive interviews with Brown's family, friends, and artistic contemporaries, Paul Brown includes a biography of the man and contains a complete listing of all the published works that include Brown's art as... more...