With his unique talent for capturing the entire essence of his subject in one bold artistic statement, Charles Fazzino has become one of the most beloved pop artists of all time. Most famous for his three-dimensional renderings of New York, and countless other cities, Fazzino has also created masterfully vibrant and detailed tributes to such diverse subjects as The Miami Dolphins, Marilyn Monroe, The New York Stock Exchange, and the characters of Walt Disney. An innovative and imaginative storyteller, he infuses every piece of artwork with frenetic energy and a uniquely whimsical sense of humor.
Since the late 1970's, Charles Fazzino has released over two hundred three-dimensional limited editions and his artwork is carried in fine art galleries in over twenty countries around the world. His hand-assembled, multi-layered artistic style has attracted tens of thousands of collectors of all ages, nationalities, and backgrounds. This timeless and widespread appeal is a testament to the deep impact that Charles Fazzino has and will continue to have on the international art world.
This book is a collection of Charles Fazzino's limited edition work from the latter half of the 1990's. It also a wonderful retrospective of the artist's creative process, featuring several never-before-shown original sketches and paintings from the 1980's and 1990's. Also in an attempt to recreate the 3-D technique that inspires Fazzino's art, the publisher has inserted a spectacular pop-up into the centerspread of the book. With over 90 color plates and 80 photographs, Charles Fazzino: Master of 3-D Pop Art gives the reader a whole new perspective on the zany, colorful, and exciting world in which we all live.
|Publisher:||teNeues Publishing Company|
|Product dimensions:||10.99(w) x 11.98(h) x 1.87(d)|
Table of Contents
|Introduction: The man behind the artwork||8|
|The Creative Process: From sketch to final 3-D masterpiece||14|
|Original Paintings: One-of-a-kind Fazzino creations||20|
|Special Projects: From The Rosie O'Donnell Show to The United States Olympic Committee||28|
|Fazzino Overseas: Travelling with art, a universal language!||40|
|Fazzino's Favorite Photos: Pictures and remembrances from many favorite moments||48|
|The Plates: A selection of artwork from the Fazzino editions||52|
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
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This book gives a wonderful behind the scenes look at the creation of the 3-d artwork and never before seen original paintings. It really brings back alot of nostalgia just the way his images do.