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Light Of India

Author : Warren Dotz
ISBN : 9781607746140
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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With all the zany vibrancy of a Bollywood musical, the colorful matchbox labels of LIGHT OF INDIA present a fascinating confluence of popular culture and a sophisticated graphic arts tradition that stretches back for centuries. Populated with pouncing Bengal tigers, regal jungle elephants, and Hindu gods and goddesses, these miniature masterpieces are worlds unto themselves, skillfully illustrated with a naive yet irresistible charm. This delightful art book is sure to fire the imagination of all who wish to study, preserve, and celebrate India's more humble, but no less brilliant, visual arts heritage. A dazzling collection of more than 300 vintage matchbox labels from India, dating from the turn of the century through the 1950s. Includes a discussion of Hindu iconography, recurring visual themes and symbols, and the cultural and historical significance of matchbox art. A great resource for graphic artists and designers, collectors of paper ephemera or advertising art, and students of Indian culture. Gift edition slipcase includes a textured novelty "striker strip" along the spine.

Matchbook

Author : Shahid Datawala
ISBN : 9788186211229
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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A groundbreaking treasure-trove of striking graphic design curios from the Indian matchbox marketplace.

Meet Mr Product

Author : Warren Dotz
ISBN : 0811835898
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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From the Jolly Green Giant to the cute little Morton Salt Girl, this book is a vibrantly colorful tribute to pop-culture icons over the decades. 500 color images.

History Of Illustration

Author : Susan Doyle
ISBN : 9781501342110
Genre : Art
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"Written by an international team of illustration historians, practitioners, and educators, History of Illustration covers image-making and print history from around the world, spanning from the prehistoric to the contemporary. With hundreds of color image, this book to contextualize the many types of illustrations within social, cultural, and technical parameters, presenting information in a flowing chronology. This essential guide is the first comprehensive history of illustration as its own discipline. Readers will gain an ability to critically analyze images from technical, cultural, and ideological standpoints in order to arrive at an appreciation of art form of both past and present illustration"--

Ulysses Annotated

Author : James Joyce
ISBN : 9783736813762
Genre : Fiction
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Ulysses (1922) is a novel by the Irish author James Joyce. It was first serialised in parts in the American journal The Little Review from March 1918 to December 1920, and then published in its entirety by Sylvia Beach on 2 February 1922, in Paris. Joyce's technical innovations in the art of the novel... he used a complex network of symbolic parallels drawn from the mythology, history, and literature, and created a unique language of invented words, puns, and allusions. One of the most important works of Modernist literature, it has been called "a demonstration and summation of the entire movement". "Before Joyce, no writer of fiction had so foregrounded the process of thinking." Written over a seven-year period from 1914 to 1921. No book has ever been more eagerly and curiously awaited by the strange little inner circle of book-lovers and littérateurs than James Joyce's "Ulysses".

Knowledge Production In Organizations

Author : Kaj U. Koskinen
ISBN : 9783319001043
Genre : Business & Economics
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The systemic view provides a basic approach through which people may advance their understanding of knowledge production in organizations. One of the most important contributions to this systemic view is the theory of social autopoiesis which emphasizes that knowledge production of organizations can only be understood through the view of a social autopoietic system. Recent developments in the field of organization research have started to view organization as a process rather than as entity. The author combines in this book these two approaches – autopoietic systemic view and process thinking - in a way that organizations are seen as processual autopoietic systems.​

Cat Food For Thought

Author : Warren Dotz
ISBN : 1608873579
Genre : Design
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Features cat food label art along with literary and pop culture quotes and words of wisdom related to cats.

Ad Boy

Author : Warren Dotz
ISBN : 9781580089845
Genre : Business & Economics
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More than 450 American ad characters, industry icons, and product personalities hailing from the 1950s, '60s, and '70s pack the pages of this vibrant, vintage collection. The postwar economic boom launched a generation of charming, cheeky, and relentlessly cheerful critters and characters that found their way into our homes--and our hearts--in print, on television, and on packaging. Some took detours that reflected the times (Elsie the Cow was sent into outer space in 1958). Some were fashion victims who survived (remember hippy Hush Puppies, circa 1969?). And some are no longer with us (the Frito Bandito was finally brought to justice in 1971). These endearingly offbeat characters are as fresh and entertaining today as they were creatively inspired in decades past.

Photos Of The Gods

Author : Christopher Pinney
ISBN : 1861891849
Genre : Art
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Drawing on years of archival research, interviews with artists and publishers, and the ethnographic study of their rural consumers, Christopher Pinney traces the intimate connections between the production and consumption of mass-produced images in India and the struggle against colonial rule.

The Burman His Life And Notions

Author : Sir James George Scott
ISBN : NYPL:33433081855292
Genre : Burma
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