Dali Pop-ups by Courtney Watson MccarthyDali Pop-ups by Courtney Watson Mccarthy

Dali Pop-ups

byCourtney Watson Mccarthy, Martin Howard

Hardcover | November 11, 2014

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Surreal paintings from the inimitable Salvador Dali, brought to life through spectacular pop-up pages.
Produced in association with the Dali estate this book brings some of the most celebrated paintings of Salvador Dali to spectacular three-diminsional life, providing new layers of appreciation of the surreal genius of the artist.
     Decades after his death, Dali's trademark moustache and dandy outfits remain instantly recognizable, while his art has inspired and continues to inspire new generations of artists, from Andy Warhol to Damien Hrist.  Enigmatic, playful, deceptive, outrageous, and--above all--adventurous, Salvador Dali will be remembered as one of the most important artists of the twentieth century.
COURTNEY WATSON MCCARTHY is a paper engineer and graphic designer.  With a degree in theatrical scenic design, she has worked as a model builder and designer in a variety of fields before discovering the magic of movable books.  From the time she dissected her first pop-up book, determined to solve the riddle of how it worked, she was ...
Title:Dali Pop-upsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:25 pages, 13.3 × 12.2 × 1.6 inPublished:November 11, 2014Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0500517509

ISBN - 13:9780500517505

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Includes 7 pop-ups and 25 illustrations, all in color, of surrealist Salvador Dalí's better known paintings, cleverly reproduced 3-dimensionally by paper engineer and graphic designer Courtney Watson McCarthy. — The Daily BeastBrings some of the most celebrated paintings of Salvador Dalí to spectacular three-dimensional life, providing new ways to appreciate his surreal genius. — Examiner.comThis wonderfully designed work is a tribute to the creative mind of Salvador Dalí. — New York Journal of Books