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Amano: The Complete Prints of Yoshitaka Amano

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Japanese artist Yoshitaka Amano began his career with exceptional design work on fan-favorite anime such as Gatchaman/G-Force and Time Bokan and popular graphic novels Sandman: The Dream Hunters and Wolverine & Elektra: The Redeemer, but it wasn't until he turned his attention to the medium of printmaking that his artistic genius began to flower.  Drawing from influences as diverse as Art Nouveau and Art Deco traditions, American comics, Japanese ukiyo-e, and traditional fantasy illustration, Amano's prints capture a breathtaking world — sometimes whimsical, sometimes luxurious, and sometimes terrifying. 

Amano: The Complete Prints showcases hundreds of these captivating works, comprising an impressive, comprehensive look at one of the art world's visionary talents.  Art scholar and critic Unno Hiroshi contributes an insightful message on Amano,  the genesis of this style, and his place in the panoply of art history.  Also included is a brief timeline noting the high points of the artist's career.

Synopsis:

An impressive, comprehensive look at one of the art world's visionary talents.

About the Author

Yoshitaka Amano is a Japanese artist whose style and talents in a variety of media have won him acclaim worldwide.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060567637
Subtitle:
The Complete Prints of Yoshitaka Amano
Foreword:
Amano, Yoshitaka
Illustrator:
Amano, Yoshitaka
Author:
Amano, Yoshitaka
Author:
Unno, Hiroshi
Publisher:
Harper Design
Location:
Scranton, Penn.
Subject:
Individual Artist
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Prints, Japanese.
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
Techniques - Printmaking
Subject:
Art - Artists
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
03-5
Publication Date:
20031104
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
292
Dimensions:
10.30x8.81x1.09 in. 2.72 lbs.

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Art » Artists
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Asia and Far East
Arts and Entertainment » Art » General
Arts and Entertainment » Art » History and Criticism
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Museums and Collections
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Print Making » General
Arts and Entertainment » Art » Print Making » Techniques
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