From caricature to realism, the art of portraiture today.
Over the past decade the picture has acquired new vitality thanks to computer and manual techniques.
The portrait is one of the most fascinating and difficult areas illustration, often applied in advertising, packaging, editorial and more recently also the subject of copyright exhibitions.
This volume collects the exclusive works (and often unfamiliar) than eighty illustrators from around the world, many of which already hosted on the pages Illustration Now !, including Aaron Jasinski, André Carrilho, Hanoch Piven, Anita Kunz, Jody Hewgill, and Dugald Stermer. The book is also accompanied by an index of subjects and an introduction by Steven Heller.
Julius Wiedemann was born in Brazil, studied graphic design and marketing, and has worked as art editor for several design magazines and digital media in Tokyo. He has written extensively for the types of TASCHEN dedicated to digital media include Illustration Now !, Logo Design, Jazz Covers and Information Graphics
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Steven Heller is co-director of the MFA Designer as Author Program of the School of Visual Arts in New York. For 33 years it was one of the art directors of the New York Times and currently writes the "Visuals" column for the New York Times Book Review. He is the author of 120 books on graphic design, illustration and satirical art.
Bibliotheca Universalis - Compact cultural guides who celebrate the eclectic universe TASCHEN in a democratic and unbeatable price! Since we began our work culture archaeologists in the 80s, the TASCHEN name has become synonymous with publishing accessible to all and open-minded. Bibliotheca Universalis gathers almost a hundred of our most popular titles ever in a new and practical format, without relieve you too budgets, will allow you to set up your library of art, anthropology and aphrodisia.
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576 pages, cm 14,0 x 19,5.