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The Mischievous Art of Jim Flora

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Published by Fantagraphics Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Graphic design,
  • History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -,
  • Illustration & commercial art,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Design - General,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • Commercial - Illustration,
  • Individual Artist

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8619220M
ISBN 101560976004
ISBN 109781560976004

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The Mischievous Art of Jim Flora book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Vintage music buffs have long been bedazzled by biz /5. This book contains most of his known covers, rarely seen illustrations from Columbia's Coda trade journal, and some of Flora's commercial work for magazines of the period. The Mischievous Art of Jim Flora also presents the first-ever reprinting of Flora's fabled Little Man Press illustrations ()."- . Irwin Chusid, Jim Flora The Mischievous Art of Jim Flora Fantagraphics Books ISBN: Back in the day when album covers had an impact on music-buying decisions and didn't require a magnifying glass, Jim Flora, as described by this book's . Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Mischievous Art of Jim Flora by Jim Flora and Irwin Chusid (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at .

1st printing. By Irwin Chusid. Following hot on the heels of 's The Mischievous Art of Jim Flora, this book features a wide array of both Chusid's commercial work for prestigious record labels of the '40s and rare, personal work. His style is cartoonish, evoking childhood nostalgia and dereliction of . Jim Flora’s jazz and classical album covers done for Columbia Records and RCA Victor in the ’s and ’50s have long been considered icons of the age. His children’s books and magazine illustrations for Look, Newsweek, The New York Times Magazine, Sports Illustrated and others conjure the American scene at midcentury. That site serves primarily as a visitor's gallery for Jim Flora's eye-boggling treasures, and as an outlet for news about Jim Flora book collections, reviews and print merchandise. The album cover art and music-themed works were cataloged in The Mischievous Art of Jim Flora (Fantagraphics, Oct. ).   It was featured in our first book, The Mischievous Art of Jim Flora. * This week Irwin Chusid, author/editor (with Barbara Economon) of The Mischievous Art of Jim Flora (Fantagraphics ) and the forthcoming Curiously Sinister Art of Jim Flora (February ), brings us a series of guest-posts showcasing recently seen and rarely seen s.

The Curiously Sinister Art of Jim Flora () contains fine art works that were unknown when The Mischievous Art of Jim Flora was published (). The contents of the second book are every bit as fun, grotesque and playful — in some cases, more so — than the devilish delights of the first book. 2nd nad later printings. By Irwin Chusid. The first collection of the marvelous, mischievous album cover art of Jim Flora (), collecting most of his known covers. The book also includes rarely seen illustrations and covers from Columbia's "Coda" trade journal and elsewhere. The book also includes rarely seen illustrations and covers from Columbia's "Coda" trade journal and elsewhere. by Irwin Chusid 11 x 10, SC, pages, FC, $ The first collection of the marvelous, mischievous album cover art of Jim Flora (), collecting most of his known covers. Besides our forthcoming book, The High Fidelity Art of Jim Flora (due September 7 from Fantagraphics), you’ll find a first announcement about a Flora centennial exhibit at Silvermine Arts Center in September We’ve also added links for our two Flora children’s books .