The Art Of Big O: Foreword by Roger Dean - Hardcover (Hardcover)

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The Art Of Big O is a beautifully illustrated 8.5 x 11 in. 272 page hardcover book that tells the story of The BIG 'O' publishing company that first burst upon the swinging London art and music scene during those wild and wonderful psychedelic 60s and throughout the 1970s up until 1980. This poster, calendar, art card and book publishing company produced some of the most amazing and influential fantasy and fantastic and album cover art of all time during the 20th Centuries Golden Age of Poster Art. These are the artists you have grown to admire and love over the years; among them are "Alien" Academy award winning artist HR Giger, also included is perhaps the most recognized album cover artist and creative illustrator over the past 50 years, Roger Dean, and J.R.R. Tolkein and Michael Moorcock fantasy art great Rodney Mathews, as well as David Bowie album cover artist Terry Pastor and the wonderful fantasy children's book illustrator paintings of Wayne Anderson. These are but a few of the uniquely talented artists and their personal stories you will find in this book who contributed to some of the most fantastic poster and album cover art of the 1960's & 70's and beyond. From the psychedelic Jimi Hendrix color explosion posters of artist Martin Sharp, to the fantastical beautiful worlds of the YES, and ASIA album cover posters of artist Roger Dean, through the Alien landscapes of H.R. Giger, from the luminous visionary dreams of artist Robert Venosa, and artist Mati Klarwein, to the magical fantasy landscapes of artist Michael Fishel, BIG 'O' was there with the Big, Bigger, The Biggest O.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781634438407
ISBN-10: 163443840X
Publisher: Michael Fishel
Publication Date: October 10th, 2014
Pages: 274
Language: English