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ISBN13: 9781568983462
ISBN10: 1568983468
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?This collection of advertising art photographed on the streets of Mexico is a jolt of pure, crude visual pizzazz at a gloomy gray time of year?. Of the five essayists contributing to the book, David Byrne is the most bracing on the subject of why "bad" art has suddenly become "good": "Sophisticates like myself ... think that by imitating the look of something "real" we might actually become more real ourselves." Picante!? Laura Miller, Salon.com

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Following a Foreword by renowned musician David Byrne, and an Introduction by design historian Steven Heller, "Sensacional" presents more than 300 full-color illustrations of Mexico's most animated street graphics.

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arturoharo, April 26, 2010 (view all comments by arturoharo)
In this book, we can see a wide view of mexican design works that tell us more about mexican's idiosyncrasy. Bad design turns into good design. Today we can see graphic designers use the ultimate technology to achieve this great expression. It's great to take a look at this works, so you can understand the mexican warm in visual graphics for every day, every kind of work and promotion.

I strongly recomend it !
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781568983462
Subtitle:
Mexican Street Graphics
Author:
Mena, Juan Carlos
Author:
Mena, Carlos
Author:
Reyes, O.
Publisher:
Princeton Architectural Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Graphic Arts
Subject:
Commercial art
Subject:
Criticism - Other specific cultures
Subject:
Street art.
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
Graphic Arts - General
Subject:
Criticism -- Theory.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Volume:
013
Publication Date:
September 2002
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
339
Dimensions:
6.88x7.52x1.30 in. 1.79 lbs.

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Sensacional: Mexican Street Graphics
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Product details 339 pages Princeton Architectural Press - English 9781568983462 Reviews:
"Review" by , ?This collection of advertising art photographed on the streets of Mexico is a jolt of pure, crude visual pizzazz at a gloomy gray time of year?. Of the five essayists contributing to the book, David Byrne is the most bracing on the subject of why "bad" art has suddenly become "good": "Sophisticates like myself ... think that by imitating the look of something "real" we might actually become more real ourselves." Picante!?
"Synopsis" by , Following a Foreword by renowned musician David Byrne, and an Introduction by design historian Steven Heller, "Sensacional" presents more than 300 full-color illustrations of Mexico's most animated street graphics.
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