I am the Danger starts with Garbage Bag getting thrown into the Hudson River and what goes on underwater. While Billboard and Fire Escape wonder what happened to their friend, Garbage Bag rests under the Bridge as it gathers moss, and the artist muses.
* The PDF's have links to videos about the story.
Here is a kaleidoscopic assemblage and poetic history of New York: an unparalleled and original homage to the city, composed entirely of quotations. Drawn from a huge array of sources—histories, memoirs, newspaper articles, novels, government documents, emails—and organized into interpretive categories that reveal the philosophical architecture of the city, Capital is the ne plus ultra of books on the ultimate megalopolis.
It is also a book of experimental literature that transposes Walter Benjamin’s unfinished magnum opus of literary montage on the modern city, The Arcades Project, from nineteenth-century Paris to twentieth-century New York, bringing the streets and its inhabitants to life in categories such as “Sex,” “Central Park,” “Commodity,” “Loneliness,” “Gentrification,” “Advertising,” and “Mapplethorpe.”
Capital is a book designed to fascinate and to fail—for can a megalopolis truly ever be captured in words? Can a history, no matter how extensive, ever be comprehensive? Each reading of this book, and of New York, is a unique and impossible project.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
First impressions are everything. They dictate whether something stands out, how we engage with it, whether we buy it, and how we feel. In Judge This, renowned designer Chip Kidd takes us through his day as he takes in first impressions of all kinds. We follow this visual journey as Kidd encounters and engages with everyday design, breaking down the good, the bad, the absurd, and the brilliant as only someone with a critical, trained eye can. From the design of your morning paper to the subway ticket machine to the books you browse to the smartphone you use to the packaging for the chocolate bar you buy as an afternoon treat, Kidd reveals the hidden secrets behind each of the design choices, with a healthy dose of humor, expertise, and of course, judgment as he goes.
Judge This is a design love story, exposing the often invisible beauty and betrayal in simple design choices—ones most of us never even think to notice. And with each object, Kidd proves that first impressions, whether we realize it or not, have a huge impact on the way we perceive the world.
Editor and graphic artist Jeff A. Menges, who provides an informative commentary, assembled this dazzling gallery of Ford’s heroes, supernatural creatures, saints, and historic figures. Half of the compilation’s images appear here in the rare full-color formats of their original publication. Art lovers and book collectors alike will rejoice in this treasury of imaginative illustrations.
Over the past 20 years, his cartoons have been published in many newspapers and magazines across the US, including the National Enquirer, Saturday Evening Post, SUN, Medical Post, Physician, Funny Times, American Police Beat, as well as in magazines in Germany and England. During the 1990s, Deike Press, Germany's largest syndicate, distributed his cartoons to hundreds of German newspapers while King Features syndicate distributed them in the US as part of The New Breed comic strip.
Cartoons by Gaspirtz have appeared in over 20 books, such as Chickensoup For The Country Soul. Since 2000, Gaspirtz has been publishing his work on the Internet.
His cartoons have been on display in several museums, including the Museum of Modern Art in Tehran, Iran and the Cartoon Art Museum in Boca Raton.
His colorful artwork looks harmless and family friendly, and is reminiscent of early Disney cartoons. But his uncensored dark humor reminds of Gary Larson's single panel gag cartoons The Far Side.
Inclui algumas das estórias que acompanham esses Objectos, bem assim como a descrição dos medos e aventuras referentes à minha primeira exposição publica dos mesmos.
Completam este livro referencias fotográficas de Exposições em que participei, bem assim as que apareceram em varias revistas internacionais
Lisboa Outubro 2015.