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Scrawl - An A to Z of Famous Doodles (Hardcover): C. Strauss-Schulsons

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Scrawl - An A to Z of Famous Doodles (Hardcover)

C. Strauss-Schulsons

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From the first ever sketch of the Red Cross logo by its founder Clara Barton to a cartoon scrawled on a love letter from Charles Bukowski, the objects in this fascinating collection are a perfect reflection of the eclectic and storied cast of characters from whose archives they ve been collected over the years. Organized alphabetically, with a range of influential names, from William Burroughs to Mark Twain, the book is a voyeur s treasure trove of the ephemeral, in which cultural icons reveal their own preoccupations, passions, plans, and distractions in the marginalia of their daily correspondence. A satirical sketch by Marc Chagall sits beside a quick self-portrait by Charlie Chaplin; a throwaway drawing on a dollar bill by Joan Miro follows the first ever idle iteration of Pippi Long stocking by Astrid Lindgren; and a hasty drawing by Andy Warhol precedes a sketch of Falstaff on a hotel notepad by Orson Welles. A treat for lovers of the analogue in the digital age, and reproduced beautifully on uncoated paper to come as close as possible to the texture of the originals, Scrawl connects high and low, art and science, history and literature, youth and age, with the universal truth of doodling.

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Imprint: Rizzoli International Publications
Country of origin: United States
Release date: April 2019
Authors: C. Strauss-Schulsons
Dimensions: 254 x 203 x 29mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Cloth over boards
Pages: 224
ISBN-13: 978-0-8478-6529-1
Categories: Books > Arts & Architecture > The arts: general issues
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LSN: 0-8478-6529-0
Barcode: 9780847865291

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