The Redstone Book of the Eye: A Compendium of Visual Surprise

The Redstone Book of the Eye: A Compendium of Visual Surprise

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The Redstone Book of the Eye: A Compendium of Visual Surprise by Julian Rothenstein, Mel Gooding

A stunning compendium of visual delight from the Redstone Press, culled from a lifetime's collection of beautiful, strange, surprising, and intriguing images, with an introduction by artist David Shrigley Confounding expectations and countering the familiar, here is a collection of extraordinary images to excite the eye, tease the eye, see things anew, and make readers smile. As we look at the world the eye seeks meaning, searches for the familiar. "I see!" we say when things make sense.Featuring previously unpublished "found" images and visual conundrums, this celebration of the visual world includes such contributors as Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Saul Leiter, Grayson Perry, Bridget Riley, James Rosenquist, Ed Rushca, and Saul Steinberg.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780224086868
Publisher: Random House UK
Publication date: 04/01/2013
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.50(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Julian Rothenstein is the former art director of the 1970s art magazine Bananas, the founder of Redstone Press, and the coauthor of The Playful Eye. David Shrigley is a visual artist who has work shown in the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the director of animated music videos for such artists as Blur and Bonnie Prince Billy, and the author of The Book of Shrigley and What the Hell Are You Doing?

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