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DOT DOT DASH: DESIGNER TOYS, ACTION FIGURES and CHARACTER ART

KLANTEN, Robert; HUBNER, Matthias; PEPPER, Ian; WILSON, Deidre

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ISBN 10: 3899551613 / ISBN 13: 9783899551617
Published by DIE GESTALTEN VERLAG, 2006
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B00K: Fine/ $86.43 3899551613 D0T D0T DASH: DESIGNER T0YS, ACTI0N FIGURES and CHARACTER ART KLANTEN, Robert; HUBNER, Matthias; PEPPER, Ian; WILS0N, Deidre McCarty Photoworks DIE GESTALTEN VERLAG Germany 2OO6 Tall Wide Thick H/c. White Spine, With Title In Red Letters, Hard Cover B0K: Fine/, Slight Shelf, Edge And Corner Wear, 295 Numbered Pages, Printed On Off White Paper, In As New/ Condition, That Were Lightly Viewed, Clean And Tight To Spine. Top Rear Corner Is Lightly Bumped. SYNOPSIS: "Dot Dot Dash! is brought to you by the editors of Pictoplasma and Pictoplasma 2. Expanding on the widely popular subject of contemporary character design, this definitive volume showcases an up-to-date survey of the personalities and characters that have entered the third dimension. Vinyl figures, plush dolls, designer toys and action figures can be seen as a new movement in contemporary design, art and popular culture. Interest in these three-dimensional toys have surged, drawing on pop culture, graffiti and visual art. The new-generation-characters appear cute, cuddly and innocuous at first, but are often elicit, subversive and politically incorrect. Not intended for child's play, they are highly esteemed by teens and adults alike. Each is a work of art, often created by world-famous artists and many of them are produced independently in limited editions and become highly sought after collectibles. A recent trend of character applications aspiring from inherent crossovers of the character and art worlds is also taking form in sculptures and objects, creating a new art market where artists are progressively moving beyond the boundaries of the gallery and extending their work to a disparate audience. This voluptuous volume exhibits the expansive scope of designs and objects in the ultimate compilation of contemporary character design". D/J: None. Might Require Extra Shipping And Handling To Your Destination, Due To Large Size And Weight, Probably, Best Sent In A Box. This B0K Is Hard To Find, Will Be Packaged And Shipped Carefully, To Avoid Shipping Damage And Will Make It, An Excellent Addition To Your Own Personal Library Collection, Or As A Gift For The Collector / Reader. WORLD WIDE SHIPPING, AVAILABLE. Bookseller Inventory # 011506

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Title: DOT DOT DASH: DESIGNER TOYS, ACTION FIGURES ...

Publisher: DIE GESTALTEN VERLAG

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: McCarty Photoworks

Book Condition: Fine

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Synopsis:

Dot Dot Dash! is brought to you by the editors of Pictoplasma and Pictoplasma 2. Expanding on the widely popular subject of contemporary character design, this definitive volume showcases an up-to-date survey of the personalities and characters that have entered the third dimension.

Vinyl figures, plush dolls, designer toys and action figures can be seen as a new movement in contemporary design, art and popular culture. Interest in these three-dimensional toys have surged, drawing on pop culture, graffiti and visual art. The new-generation-characters appear cute, cuddly and innocuous at first, but are often elicit, subversive and politically incorrect. Not intended for child's play, they are highly esteemed by teens and adults alike. Each is a work of art, often created by world-famous artists and many of them are produced independently in limited editions and become highly sought after collectibles.

A recent trend of character applications aspiring from inherent crossovers of the character and art worlds is also taking form in sculptures and objects, creating a new art market where artists are progressively moving beyond the boundaries of the gallery and extending their work to a disparate audience.

This voluptuous volume exhibits the expansive scope of designs and objects in the ultimate compilation of contemporary character design.

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