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Thirty Frames Per Second: The Visionary Art of the Music Video

Feineman, Neil; Reiss, Steven

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ISBN 10: 0810943573 / ISBN 13: 9780810943575
Published by Harry N Abrams Inc, New York, 2000
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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272 pp. Hardcover with clear hard plastic cover. Square 4to. First printing. Book is like new. Plastic covers are lightly bowed. Lavishly illustrated. Videographies at the rear including stars of the genre such as Spike Jones and Michel Gondry as well as many lesser lights. Organized by music video artist. Packed weight is close to four pounds and may require additional postage if shipped other than domestic media mail. Bookseller Inventory # 71473

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Title: Thirty Frames Per Second: The Visionary Art ...

Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc, New York

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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A detailed exploration of the worldwide cultural impact of music videos features hundreds of full-color illustrations and examines the artistic visions of such directors as Spike Jonze, Peter Care, and Mark Romanek, discussing their iconoclastic and trend-setting work. 12,500 first printing.

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Reiss and Feineman's luxuriously illustrated book is a sort of meditation on the question, "Is music video an art form?" It is full of the quirky camera angles, arresting colors, and arty atmosphere of both music videos and those Calvin Klein commercials featuring brooding young models, frequently in dishabille. It opens with generally fawning critiques of leading music-video directors, which, printed in tiny type, seem rather an afterthought, definitely intended to take a backseat to the lavish graphics. So get it for the glamorous pix, and acquire some questionable genre criticism on the side. That genre, by the way, is basically the rock video, and there is nary a hint of the cowboy-hats-and-fringe ambience of country music videos. A note of caution is, perhaps, necessary: there is some gratuitous nudity herein, but it is quite tasteful and perfectly in context. Again, think Calvin Klein commercials, with a soft "R" rating, as opposed to the approximately hard "PG" for television. And remember--this is ART. Mike Tribby
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