The Exquisite Book: 100 Artists Play a Collaborative Game

The Exquisite Book: 100 Artists Play a Collaborative Game

by Julia Rothman, Jenny Volvovski, Matt LaMothe
     
 

In The Exquisite Book, one hundred indie artists play an ingenious version of the Exquisite Corpse drawing game. Each adorns a page with artworkhaving seen only the page of the artist immediately prior and using a single horizon line to connect the two. Some continue the "story" quite literally while others build on the previous page in more fanciful ways.

Overview

In The Exquisite Book, one hundred indie artists play an ingenious version of the Exquisite Corpse drawing game. Each adorns a page with artworkhaving seen only the page of the artist immediately prior and using a single horizon line to connect the two. Some continue the "story" quite literally while others build on the previous page in more fanciful ways. This astonishing volume's format is as unique as its content, with each of the book's ten chapters residing on a ten-page accordion pull-out, allowing readers to view the art continuously. With an illustrated foreword by Dave Eggers, and art from such luminaries as James Jean and Jill Bliss, this charming book is, simply, exquisite.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811870900
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
09/01/2010
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
1,207,016
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Julia Rothman, Jenny Volvovski, and Matt Lamothe are partners in Also Design. Julia is author of the popular blog Book-By-Its-Cover.com.

Dave Eggers is a writer and editor.

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