Quay Brothers: On Deciphering the Pharmacist's Prescription for Lip-Reading Puppets

Quay Brothers On Deciphering the Pharmacist s Prescription for Lip Reading Puppets The Quay Brothers are internationally renowned moving image artists and designers who for over thirty years have been at the vanguard of stop motion puppet animation and live action movie making wo

  • Title: Quay Brothers: On Deciphering the Pharmacist's Prescription for Lip-Reading Puppets
  • Author: Ron Magliozzi Edwin Carels The Brothers Quay
  • ISBN: 9780870708435
  • Page: 331
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Quay Brothers are internationally renowned moving image artists and designers who, for over thirty years, have been at the vanguard of stop motion puppet animation and live action movie making, working in the Eastern European tradition of filmmakers such as Walerian Borowczyk, Jan vankmajer, and Yuri Norstein and championing a design aesthetic influenced by the graphiThe Quay Brothers are internationally renowned moving image artists and designers who, for over thirty years, have been at the vanguard of stop motion puppet animation and live action movie making, working in the Eastern European tradition of filmmakers such as Walerian Borowczyk, Jan vankmajer, and Yuri Norstein and championing a design aesthetic influenced by the graphic surrealism of Polish poster artists of the 1950s and 1960s They have produced than forty five moving image works since 1971, including feature films, music videos, dance films, documentaries, and signature personal works that fall outside these genres, and designed sets and projections for opera, theater, and concert performances This richly illustrated publication, published to accompany an exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, presents the Quay Brothers full oeuvre, comprising previously unseen moving image works and a little known body of works on paper, including graphic design, drawings, typography, and notebooks for films.

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    1. Essential reading for the fans of Brothers Quay. Includes an interview (of sorts), a couple of essays (useful & worthwhile but not essential in my opinion) and 25+ pages of images of their illustrations, book cover and poster designs, and other of their work, much of which would've been difficult to see (or even know about) unless you were a rabid fan and and even thenThis is a book that accompanied an exhibition from a few years ago and if you weren't able to go that makes this even more a [...]

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