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Whether you like the late Tibor Kalman's work or not, this book is a delightfully unconventional view of contemporary fashion, demonstrating the creative and similar ways that people around the world adorn their bodies at work and play. Done without text (and therefore without analysis),
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Publisher Comments:

"(un)FASHION" scans the globe to show how real people dress: at work and at play, on the streets, and for ceremonial occasions. This witty, eye-popping book offers a delightfully unconventional view of contemporary fashion as seen in the creative ways that people around the world adorn their bodies. The brainchild of the late Tibor Kalman, one of the graphic design geniuses of the 20th century, and completed by his wife and partner, Maira Kalman, "(un)FASHION" presents its provocative observations through dynamic images by some of the world's foremost photojournalists.

Book News Annotation:

There's no text; simply page after page of intriguing color photos, chosen with sly intelligence, that show how people dress around the world. Arrangement is by theme (e.g. headgear, extreme conditions, eyewear), and the photos are identified at the end. Graphic designer and social activist Kalman (1949-1999)--he was the editor of Benetton's Colors magazine--had finished the picture selection and design of this book before he died, and the work was completed by his wife Maira, a children's book author and illustrator. This is a reprint of the 2000 publication.
Annotation 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

There's no text; simply page after page of intriguing color photos, chosen with sly intelligence, that show how people dress around the world. Arrangement is by theme (e.g. headgear, extreme conditions, eyewear), and the photos are identified at the end. Graphic designer and social activist Kalman (1949-1999)--he was the editor of Benetton's Colors magazine--had finished the picture selection and design of this book before he died, and the work was completed by his wife Maira, a children's book author and illustrator. This is a reprint of the 2000 publication. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780810992290
Author:
Kalman, Tibor
Publisher:
Harry N. Abrams
Author:
Kalman, Maira
Subject:
Clothing and dress
Subject:
Fashion
Subject:
Design - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Clothing and dress -- Psychological aspects.
Subject:
Fashion -- Psychological aspects.
Subject:
General-General
Publication Date:
20050301
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.12x6.08x.74 in. 1.21 lbs.
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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Whether you like the late Tibor Kalman's work or not, this book is a delightfully unconventional view of contemporary fashion, demonstrating the creative and similar ways that people around the world adorn their bodies at work and play. Done without text (and therefore without analysis),

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