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Lifestyle Illustration of the 60s

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The 1960s was an optimistic era of unprecedented change, and its heady zeitgeist was captured in the amazing range of artwork that adorned the magazines of the time. Lifestyle Illustration of the 60s is a colossal survey of magazine artwork from the Swinging Sixties. It not only provides revelatory insight into the extraordinary artistic talents of the illustrators featured--such as Austin Briggs, Lynn Buckham, Antonio Lopez and Coby Whitmore--but also tellingly elucidates the social aspirations of this era of political optimism and sexual freedom. Featuring over 1,000 gloriously inventive and stylistically diverse illustrations, Lifestyle Illustration of the 60s traces the decade's dizzyingly swift evolution from the homemaking ethos of romantic coupledom to the stylish liberation of mini-skirted Chelsea girls and the psychedelic palette that evolved towards the decade's close, conjuring a fabulous and euphoric pageant of 1960s pop culture from rediscovered artworks by the very best illustrators of the day. An inspirational sourcebook for contemporary designers and fans of 1960s culture, Lifestyle Illustration of the 60s provides a wonderful, nostalgic adventure into an aspirational world of stylishly sophisticated living, revealing just how much life has changed in the intervening decades.

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A stunning survey of magazine artwork for the 1960's. Giving insight into the extraoridinary talents of the illustrators featured as well as revealing the social aspirations of this era of political optimism and sexual freedom.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781906863043
Author:
Hughes, Rian
Publisher:
Goodman/Fiell
Subject:
Graphic Arts - Illustration
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Handbooks & Manuals
Publication Date:
20110831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
9.75 x 7.625 in

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"Synopsis" by , A stunning survey of magazine artwork for the 1960's. Giving insight into the extraoridinary talents of the illustrators featured as well as revealing the social aspirations of this era of political optimism and sexual freedom.

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