Автор: Gaar Gillian G. Название: The Doors: The Illustrated History ISBN: 0760346909 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780760346907 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Рейтинг: Цена: 11020 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: Although their career with their wild and unpredictable frontman lasted barely six years, The Doors are one of the most mind-blowing bands in rock history. Formed in Los Angeles in 1965 by UCLA film school acquaintances Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek, the band became famous for a sound driven by powerful keyboards and haunting, stream-of-consciousness lyrics. Rounded out by guitarist Robbie Krieger and drummer John Densmore, the quartet released a string of six highly successful studio albums. Jim Morrison's death at age 27 didn't stop him or the band from joining the rock world's pantheon.
The Doors: The Illustrated History is an extensive, chronological examination of the band's career with Morrison - a period which, though brief, suffers no shortage of tales and anecdotes - as well as their short stint as a trio post-Morrison and their more recent collaborations with the likes of Ian Astbury, Perry Farrell, Scott Weiland, and Skrillex. Candid concert images, revealing offstage photographs, and images of memorabilia like picture sleeves, gig posters, ticket stubs, buttons, and more comprise over 250 illustrations. A roster of respected music journalists' insightful analyses of each of the band's studio releases completes this in-depth, up-close look at this intense group of musicians and the legendary music they created. No fan will want to miss it!
Автор: Bream Jon Название: Whole Lotta Led Zeppelin, 2nd Edition: The Illustrated History of the Heaviest Band of All Time ISBN: 0760349320 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780760349328 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Рейтинг: Цена: 7660 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: This all-star tribute features many of today's top rock journalists from Rolling Stone, CREEM, Billboard, and more, as well as reflections on the band from some of rock's greatest performers, including members of the Kinks, Aerosmith, Heart, Mott the Hoople, the Minutemen, the Hold Steady, and many more.
Glorious concert and behind-the-scenes photography cover the band from the first shows in 1968 as the New Yardbirds through today. More than 450 rare concert posters, backstage passes, tickets, LPs and singles, t-shirts, buttons, and more illustrate the book. A discography and tour itinerary complete the package, making a book as epic as the band it documents.
Created from the ashes of the Yardbirds by guitarist and session wizard Jimmy Page, Led Zeppelin featured virtuoso bass player John Paul Jones, gonzo drummer John Bonham, and Robert Plant, a vocalist like no other before him. The band single-handedly defined what rock 'n' roll could be, leaving in their wake tales as tall or as real as we wanted them to be.
All of that, plus exclusive commentary from Ray Davies of the Kinks, Steve Earle, Kid Rock, Ace Frehley of Kiss, Rob Thomas of Matchbox Twenty, Chris Robinson of the Black Crowes, Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora, Lenny Kravitz, Dolly Parton, and many more make this book one that no fan of Led Zeppelin will want to miss!
Автор: VanderMeer Jeff, Boskovich Desirina Название: The Steampunk User`s Manual: An Illustrated Practical and Whimsical Guide to Creating Retro-Futurist Dreams ISBN: 1419708988 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781419708985 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 9850 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: The Steampunk User's Manual features beautiful images and entertaining text about the incredibly popular Science Fiction subgenre that imagines future technology and fashion via a 19th century perspective and toolbox. The Steampunk User's Manual provides a conceptual how-to guide across all aspects of Steampunk that motivates and awes both the armchair enthusiast and the committed creator. The idea here is to give readers points of reference that are both refreshingly down-to-earth and completely over-the-top--that utterly doable jewellery project juxtaposed with that stunningly crazy and jaw-dropping art installation. The book features sections on fashion, art, crafts, music, large-scale installations, fiction, filmmaking, etc. By combining the functional and the delightfully out-there, The Steampunk User's Manual not only satisfies readers--it also entertains and inspires them at a very high level and provides an updated look at the world of Steampunk, which has already changed since the publication of The Steampunk Bible.
Автор: Gaar Gillian G. Название: Boss: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band - The Illustrated History ISBN: 076034972X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780760349724 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Рейтинг: Цена: 11970 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Bruce Springsteen is a platinum-shifting, stadium-filling rock star, but he is also more nuanced than that. He is a man of the people, making conventional-and-proud-of-it rock music aimed at the American working class.
A supreme songwriter, Springsteen is a rock 'n' roll legend, and this lavishly illustrated book is an examination of his life and music. A comprehensive overview of a fascinating and unique artist, Boss: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band - The Illustrated History is a tribute to Springsteen's body of work, from the rock anthem Born to Run to his sepia-toned analysis of working-class misery, The River. There's Springsteen's gnarly, Bonnie and Clyde-style tableaux Atlantic City, as well as his debunking of guys' yearnings for youthful Glory Days. Throughout it all, Springsteen has demonstrated that he knows how to create a classic track. Find out once and for all why his nickname is The Boss.
Автор: O`Malley Therese, Meyers Amy Название: The Art of Natural History: Illustrated Treatises and Botanical Paintings, 1400-1850 ISBN: 0300160240 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300160246 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 19600 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Exploring the relationship between image and text, this title considers how both media aided the development and transmission of scientific knowledge. Presenting images found throughout Europe in works on natural history, medicine, horticulture and garden design, and studies of birds, and animals, it emphasizes their artistic and scientific value.
Автор: Paricio Jorge Название: Perspective Sketching: An Illustrated Handbook for Artists & Designers ISBN: 1631590324 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781631590320 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Рейтинг: Цена: 11020 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: Go beyond the horizon with Perspective Sketching. This book offers a command of the basic principles of perspective that is essential to creating dynamic, plausible compositions. With a user-friendly approach, this step-by-step guide will help you master the basics like scale drawing, contour line drawing, linear perspective, tone and texture, and more. Freehand skills like intuitive perspective and concept sketching help you to deepen your technique. Artist and designer Jorge Paricio also includes lessons on working with 3-D modeling in SketchUp and painting in Photoshop and provides a full chapter in blending traditional hand skills with digital media. This effective technique that draws on a broad sense of artistic qualities, coupled with mastering perspective, creates a sketching book unlike any other.
Название: The Contemporary Illustrated Pin-Up ISBN: 0764342762 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764342769 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 22920 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: From the girl next door to sexy switch-blade sisters, the pin-up girls depicted in this collection of works by 15 of todays best artists boldly display the full spectrum of the genre. Through masterful use of color and media, both traditional and digital, these artists from around the world capture the female form in ways that remain true to their forefathers (Gil Elvgren, Alberto Vargas, etc.) but also to their own contemporary styles. To dig deeper into the process, each artists section includes a statement that unveils his or her inspiration and techniques. Themes in the 280+ works included here are vast and cover everything from action, horror, and 70s cinema to mythology, comic books, science fiction, and fantasy. So, whether youre into zombies, angels, latex, burlesque, or pop-culture, there is fresh, modern pin-up art for everyone.
Автор: Cornille Didier Название: An Illustrated Introduction to the Skyscraper: Who Built That? ISBN: 1616892706 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781616892708 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 6770 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: In Who Built That? Skyscrapers, illustrator Didier Cornilletakes readers on a tour through eight of the most importantskyscrapers by the greatest architects the world has known.
Автор: Diane Elisabeth Poirier Название: Brassai: An Illustrated Biography ISBN: 2080304976 ISBN-13(EAN): 9782080304971 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 18480 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Brassae, born in Hungary as Gyula Halasz in 1894, began his artistic apprenticeship in Berlin before moving to Paris and launching a career that would establish him as a key figure in the evolution of photography. Brassae's importance as a photo-grapher was recognized early in his career, affording him a privileged position from which to witness the varied aspects and milieus of Parisian life during the 1920s and 1930s. During and just after the war, Brassae collaborated with other artists and writers, and displayed his own artistic proficiency in multiple domains including theater, cinema, sculpture, drawing, and writing. The late 1940s marked the beginning of a new period in Brassae's life, during which he married and became a naturalized French citizen. In the 1950s and early 1960s, he traveled extensively and executed his original graffiti compositions that would acquire international fame. Toward the end of his life, the artist returned to reading and writing.Brassae, who remained at the cutting edge of avant-garde, refused to espouse a single style; his rich body of work exceeds definition. This illustrated biography is based largely on unpublished documents and photographs from the artist's personal archives. The author shares stories told to her by Brassae's wife Gilberte and by several of the artist's friends, including Henry Miller, Mire, Henri Michaux, and Raymond Queneau. Filtering a rich variety of sources, Brassae offers a detailed and multifaceted view of the artist's life and of the bonds that link him and his legendary images to Paris.
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