(W) Michael Fishel (A) Roger Dean, Roger Matthews, Martin Sharp
The Art of Big O is a beautifully illustrated hardcover book telling the story of the Big 'O' publishing company that first burst onto the swinging London art and music scene of the wild and wonderful psychedelic '60s, through the 1970s and up to 1980. This poster, calendar, art card and book publishing company produced some of the most amazing and influential fantasy and fantastic poster and album cover art of all time during the 20th century's golden age of Poster Art. These are the artists you have grown to admire and love over the years - Academy Award-winning artist and designer of Alien, HR Giger; Roger Dean, perhaps the most recognized album cover artist and creative illustrator over the past 50 years; J.R.R. Tolkien and Michael Moorcock fantasy art great Rodney Mathews; David Bowie album cover artist Terry Pastor; fantasy children's book illustrator Wayne Anderson... these are but a few of the uniquely talented artists whose personal stories you'll find in this book; artists who contributed to some of the most fantastic poster and album cover art of the late 20th century. From the psychedelic Jimi Hendrix color explosion posters of artist Martin Sharp, to the fantastical beautiful worlds of the YES and ASIA album cover posters of artist Roger Dean, through the Alien landscapes of H.R. Giger, from the luminous visionary dreams of artist Robert Venosa, and artist Mati Klarwein, to the magical fantasy landscapes of artist Michael Fishel, BIG 'O' was there with the Big, Bigger, The Biggest O! Available in Hardcover and Softcover editions.
In Shops: Jan 28, 2015
SRP: $89.95
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