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Thousands of years ago, Egyptians carved a pictorial history of Pharaonic culture on their temples, tombs, and monuments. Representations and interpretations of this ancient culture saturate modern Egypt's tourism industry, from hotel signs and theme parks to the souvenirs sold by street hawkers. The development of Egypt's coastal resorts has been accompanied by modern images of beach and party lifestyles, and this new imagery thrives alongside the traditional in stark contrast or startling confusion. Barry Dawson's photographic record is a colorful source of diverse street images that provide a creative springboard for graphic artists, a visual impression for visitors, and an offbeat pictorial introduction to ancient and modern Egypt.

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Barry Dawson's photographic record is a colourful source of diverse street images that should provide a creative springboard for graphic artists, a visual impression for visitors, and an offbeat pictorial introduction to ancient and modern Egypt.

Synopsis:

The street graphics of modern Egypt reflect three distinct cultures and visual styles: ancient Egyptian imagery, a developing Western international style, and the traditional Arabic calligraphy of Egypt's Islamic majority.

Synopsis:

The latest in Dawson's popular series, this book focuses on colorful street graphics in Egypt that have taken their inspiration from ancient Egyptian imagery, developing western international style, and the traditional Arabic calligraphy of Egypt's Islamic majority.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500284339
Author:
Dawson, Barry
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Location:
London
Subject:
General
Subject:
Middle East - Egypt
Subject:
Egypt
Subject:
Commercial art
Subject:
Street decoration.
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
Graphic Arts - General
Subject:
Travel-Middle East
Copyright:
Series:
Street Graphics
Series Volume:
FO 222
Publication Date:
20031017
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
200 color illustrations
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
9.24x8.42x.41 in. 1.04 lbs.

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Product details 112 pages Thames & Hudson - English 9780500284339 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Barry Dawson's photographic record is a colourful source of diverse street images that should provide a creative springboard for graphic artists, a visual impression for visitors, and an offbeat pictorial introduction to ancient and modern Egypt.
"Synopsis" by , The street graphics of modern Egypt reflect three distinct cultures and visual styles: ancient Egyptian imagery, a developing Western international style, and the traditional Arabic calligraphy of Egypt's Islamic majority.
"Synopsis" by , The latest in Dawson's popular series, this book focuses on colorful street graphics in Egypt that have taken their inspiration from ancient Egyptian imagery, developing western international style, and the traditional Arabic calligraphy of Egypt's Islamic majority.
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