Arts & music ‘K’ Authors
Arts & music large print authors (3 authors)
3 Arts & music Large print books available
1. The Art of Alex Kurtagic 1989 - 2017 - Alex Kurtagic
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Spanning nearly 30 years of the art of Alex Kurtagic, the present volume showcases five periods in the artist’s life. Mainly known for book and album cover illustration, including album covers for Black Metal bands such as Troll, Tormentor, and Dimmu Borgir, Kurtagic’s art explores the macabre, the satirical, and the sublime in a style that has been described as ‘filmic’ and ‘delightfully twisted’. Kurtagic’s work has been exhibited in Caracas, London, and Madrid; featured in Creative Review Choice, from among winning illustrators; and featured in Neil Aldis and James Sherry’s Heavy Metal Thunder: Album Covers that Rocked the World.
With a preface and introduction by the artist, the collection either digs into the background story or flies into deranged fictionalised vignettes inspired by the images. George Orwell or Louis-Ferdinand Céline may occassionally come to mind. Sometimes satirical, sometimes apocalyptic, the vignettes present a sarcastic meditation on the alarming, aggressive, or infuriating aspects of modern-day society. Readers should expect to be wrong-footed frequently, uncertain as to what might come with the next turn of the page.
2. You Must Make Your Death Public - Chris KrausJeppesen Travis
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This book assembles all the talks and media presented at Aliens & Anorexia: A Chris Kraus Symposium, which took place in March 2013 at the Royal College of Art, London. Since her first book, I Love Dick, published in 1997, writer and film-maker Chris Kraus has authored a further six books ranging from fiction to art criticism to political commentary, via continental philosophy, feminism and queer theory. This collection begins to engage with questions Kraus' work raises: where, if at all, is the line between 'life' as private and 'practice' as public? How, if the body is always performing one or other of these, can they be delineated? Can this map onto the relations between other ever blurring not-quite-binaries: artwork and critic, subject and object, masochist and sadist, unknown and known, embodied and disembodied, fiction and criticism? You Must Make Your Death Public features essays and media by Travis Jeppesen, Helen Stuhr-Rommereim, Hestia PeppÃ©, Samira Ariadad, Beth Rose Caird, Jesse Dayan, Karolin Meunier, Linda Stupart, Lodovico Pignatti Morano, Trine Riel, Rachal Bradley, David Morris, Jonathan Lahey Dronsfield and Chris Kraus.
3. Bedside Manners George Clooney and Er (Large Print 16pt) - Sam Keenleyside
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Hungry fans can finally satisfy their craving for information about ER the most popular show on network television - and George Clooney, the gorgeous and irresistibly charming star. Bedside Manners will be required reading for ER devotees, who will find a wealth of information here - from an inside look at ER and its creator, Michael Crichton, to a viewer's companion featuring detailed reviews of each and every episode of the show and a guide to its cast and characters. There's also a complete Internet guide to Clooney and ER , the ''''authoritative'' ER Drinking Game, and a section of ''Clooneyisms'' - unusual quotes and bizarre anecdotes from Clooney, and the characters he's portrayed. Keenleyside includes something for everyone in this funny, fact - filled, and indispensable book.
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