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Snippy World Of Michael Roberts, The [Hardcover]

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Description: "Michael Roberts is the Jean Cocteau of the fashion world," wrote the celebrated New Yorker editor Tina Brown in 1997, welcoming her new fashion editor to the most prestigious magazine in the world. Having already served for many years as a style editor (The London Sunday Times, Vanity Fair) and having produced numerous illustrations, photographs, paintings, and columns of fashion criticism for various media, Roberts had already had his name coupled with Cocteau's, but his striking visual style is collected here for the first time. From evocative pen-and-ink sketches to acrylic paintings to intensely witty New Yorker covers created from cut paper, these works capture the fads, foibles, and fashionability of our times. Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of American Vogue, in her introduction to "this beautiful book" calls them "fiendishly accurate satire." And the shoe guru Manolo Blahnik writes, "His drawings grasp fashion moments like a photo could never do." That a major part of the book was created through the painstaking method of paper collage especially appeals to the internationally famed fashion designer John Galliano. He writes, "I have avidly collected his work, along with doing my own collages, for years, and I am honored to be a part of this book." --Grace Coddington

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Item Specifications...

Pages   290
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 1.75" Width: 10" Height: 13.25"
Weight:   5.8 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Aug 15, 2005
Publisher   Steidl/Edition 7L
ISBN  3865211518  
ISBN13  9783865211514  

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1Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art History > Regional > United States
2Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Artists, A-Z > General
3Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Fashion > Designers
4Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Fashion > General
5Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Fashion > History

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Snippy worl of Mr Roberts  May 25, 2007
unfortunately we did not get the book up today. Please check!!

Best regards Ursual Geuen Mueller
A Modern Master  Jan 11, 2007
A Modern Master

I had no idea who Michael Roberts was when I came across this book, which idly adorned a naked shelf in the now historic Coliseum Bookstore. As I flipped through the book again and again and again I was awestruck by the sheer number of spectacular plates in one volume. I'd frame them all but wouldn't dare dissect this clothbound collector's dream. Mr. Roberts' artistic prowess is an inspiration--his bold colors, defined shapes that are chiseled as well as a body-builder's pecks, and imagery so striking it burns a place in your memory. Note the Pompeian mosaics--just mind-blowing.

I was so moved by his artistry that I purchased 2 of his earlier works, The Jungle ABC and Mumbo Jumbo, The Creepy ABC. How wonderful to discover the talent, wit and verse contained in these treasures for new readers--what a fun way to learn!

Thank you Michael Roberts for these treasures, I anxiously await your future masterpieces.
Stunning!!  Jan 9, 2007
A beautiful book beautifully produced, laid out and printed. If you are looking at this review you know who Michael is and what you're buying, so all I can say is that you won't be disapointed, just hit your "buy now with one click!" button.

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