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Birds and Words [Hardcover]

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Item description for Birds and Words by Charley Harper...

Reissue of the collectible Charley Harper classic, which pairs his beautiful paintings with poetic commentary.

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Pages   151
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 8" Height: 6.5"
Weight:   1.16 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   May 1, 2008
Publisher   Ammo Books
ISBN  1934429058  
ISBN13  9781934429051  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! For more than four decades, Charley Harper provided art collectors with unique views of the natural world. In a style that Harper called "minimal realism," the artist created stylized drawings and paintings that captured the essence of his subjects using the fewest possible elements.

Charley Harper lived in Cincinnati C. Charley Harper was born in 1922 and died in 2007.

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1Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art Instruction & Reference > General
2Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Artists, A-Z > General

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charley harper's birds and words  Jun 23, 2008
This book is a gem. We bought it as a gift for our 8 yr. old son who is a bird enthusiast, and my husband and I, both illustrators, love it just as much. Charley Harper's illustrations are at the same time ingenious, gorgeous and often humorous. This is one of my favorite books and a great value too.
Charley Harper's art  Jun 9, 2008
This book was a very good example of Charley Harper's artwork and how he developed his own style. He was a very unique and interesting artist. I love his work. And his comments that he put with his art is also fun to read. He was a unique artist. I had seen him on Sunday Morning and decided I liked what I saw so decided to pursue purchasing some of his art in books. The preciseness of his art is quite unusual and I am amazed how he enables you to see the birds in their natural habitat by using the utensils he used to create his art. I would love to see some of his silk screen work. He paid attention to detail and color and it is reflected in his work.
I don't see the feathers in the wings, I just count the wings  May 28, 2008
I have an original copy of this book which was given to me by my grandmother. The art and the text are whimsical and playful but have a strong undercurrent of environmental respect. Mr Harper is brilliant. This book would be worth three times as much as the list price,
Truly a gem...  May 8, 2008
I'm a big fan of Charley Harper's art, but what's makes this book so special is Charley's writing. His sense of humor and word play are equal to his paintings! Great gift for all occassions.

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