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Illustration

  • Artistic Libertiesby Adam Sonstegard

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    Artistic Liberties is a landmark study of the illustrations that originally accompanied now-classic works of American literary realism and the ways editors, authors, and illustrators vied for authority over the publications. Though today, we commonly read major works of nineteenth-century American literature in unillustrated paperbacks or anthologies,... more...

  • Schattenbild und Scherenschnitt als Gestaltungsmittel der Buchillustrationby Judith Steinheider

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 27.61

    Schattenbilder und Scherenschnitte sind ein sehr altes und zugleich immer aktuelles Gestaltungsmittel zur Buchillustration. Sie führen uns in eine faszinierende Welt des Schwarz-Weißen, die bislang nur in Teilaspekten wissenschaftlich untersucht wurde. Judith Steinheider beleuchtet erstmals ausführlich die gestalterischen Merkmale und historischen... more...

  • Studien zu Edmund Dulacby Kristina Krüger

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 57.54

    Edmund Dulac (1882-1953) gehörte zu den bekanntesten Kinderbuchillustratoren seiner Generation. In seiner Hauptschaffenszeit von 1907 bis 1914 in London verhalf er dieser Kunst zu einer letzten großen Blüte und Kunstfertigkeit, bevor die Produktion der aufwendig hergestellten Bücher mit Ausbruch des Ersten Weltkrieges zum Erliegen kam. Kristina Krüger... more...

  • The Universe of Peter Maxby Peter Max

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 27.99

    Enter The Universe According to Peter Max. A true Pop Art icon?one of the world?s most well-loved visual artists?Peter Max now offers us an intimate, unprecedented look at the inner workings of his imagination. Vibrantly colored artwork accompanies fifty evocative personal essays in which Max, for the first time ever, shares his life story and personal... more...

  • Norman Rockwell 332 Magazine Coversby Christopher Finch

    Abbeville Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.99

    Now available for the first time as an e-book, Norman Rockwell 332 Magazine Covers features Rockwell's unique vision of America. All of his his justly famous cover illustrations for the Saturday Evening Post , painted between 1916 and 1963, are reproduced in splendid full color in a digital format, with commentaries by Christopher Finch, the noted... more...

  • Selbsthändigby Florian Bayer

    Stiebner Verlag 2013; US$ 20.88

    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...

  • Hyperdrawingby TRACEY

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 34.50

    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...

  • Reading Victorian Illustration, 1855–1875by Paul Goldman; Simon Cooke

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    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...

  • Balzac, Grandville, and the Rise of Book Illustrationby Keri Yousif

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    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...

  • Under a Canvas Skyby Clare Peake

    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...