Synopses & Reviews
Some are subtle as a fan dance, while others are saucy as twirling tassels, and they're all collected here—the finest, raunchiest, most teasing burlesque poster art, from the Follies Bergère of 1880 to the London Burlesque of 2008. More than 150 poster designs illustrate the history of bumping and grinding, flirting and subverting. All graphic designers eager to study the evolution of this specific art form will find this collection essential.
About the Author
London-born Yak El-Droubie is a self confessed kustom kulture fiend with a liking for art which transcends genre and trend. He has worked in publishing for more than 20 years as a designer, art director, and publisher who occasionally writes. Chaz Royal is a burlesque and variety producer who has staged burlesque in more than 200 cities worldwide. His London Burlesque Festival is a celebration of his love for classic and avant-garde burlesque.