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Donald and the...
Donald and the… is another book by Peter F. Neumeyer and Edward Gorey in which the grim style deployed in Gorey’s pictures functions to undermine read...more
May 06, 2010
Apr 23, 2010
Rick Trembles' Motion Picture Purgatory
Reading this book takes me back to the late 80s and early 90s when I was living in Montreal and getting the free weekly alternative paper The Montrea...more
Aug 07, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
The Portable Frank
Like Meanwhile: Pick Any Path. 3,856 Story Possibilities., this is an interactive work of graphic fiction. While some words appear in the stories, in...more
Mar 05, 2011
Sep 28, 2010
Donald Has a Difficulty
In addition to narrating how Donald has a splinter removed from his knee, Donald Has a Difficulty comments on the power of the imagination. Peter F. N...more
May 06, 2010
Apr 23, 2010
M C Escher
You know how they (they?) say, “a picture is worth a thousand words”? That doesn’t necessarily mean that a picture is a substitute for a thousand word...more
Dec 31, 2003
Dec 01, 2008
The Work of Hipgnosis: Walk Away Rene
Great reproductions of some of the work of the Hipgnosis people, who designed the cover art for many of the classic rock albums of the 1970s. Usefully...more
Dec 31, 2004
Mar 25, 2008
The essay at the beginning of the book comments on the themes and techniques in the work of the mustachioed surrealist. The book includes more than a...more
Jan 1996
Nov 27, 2008
The first half of the book is an essay supplying the (fragmentary) details of Bosch’s biography, discussing the social and historical background of th...more
May 31, 1986
Nov 25, 2008
Francis Bacon
An authoritative work on the work of Francis Bacon, with lots of information about his biography and themes in his work. Much of the commentary is bas...more
May 14, 2004
Nov 25, 2008
One problem with this book is the reproductions of Dali's paintings--the colors in his works are not so saturated as they appear in the plates of this...more
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Nov 25, 2008
Images Of Horror And Fantasy
Reproductions of classic and contemporary paintings representing the dark and otherworldly. Over a hundred pictures, organized in chapters with titles...more
Jul 12, 2003
Mar 25, 2008
Dada And Surrealism
The book includes an essay and lots of color plates. While the plates reproduce works by many of the artists, with a good number by both Dali and Di C...more
Dec 31, 1998
Dec 09, 2008
Magritte: (CAL) (Crown Art Library)
Interprets the content of Magritte’s paintings in terms of one painting standing as representative of the oeuvreHegel’s Vacation, a painting in which...more
Feb 17, 2004
Nov 20, 2008
An Illustrated Dictionary of Surrealism
Alphabetized by artists and by important concepts in Surrealist thought. Just basic information about names, dates, works. Includes some reproductions...more
Dec 31, 1998
Dec 09, 2008
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