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Cover Up: The Art of the Book Cover in New Zealand
for the Local — Architecture and the New Zealand Modern
Cover Up: The Art of the Book Cover in New Zealand Hamish Thompson
With essay by Hamish Thompson, Published by Random House, 2008
By Hamish Thompson, Cover Up features some of New Zealand’s most eminent artists including Len Lye, Dick Frizzell, Gordon Walters, Ralph Hotere, Colin McCahon, John Drawbridge, E Mervyn Taylor; and graphic designers Max Hailstone, Sarah Maxey, Arch McDonnell and more ...
Author and designer, Hamish Thompson’s introductory essay to this comprehensive and handsomely designed book gives an overview of the history of New Zealand book design in 20th century NZ and details the changing styles of cover art. The body of the book focuses on the work of individual artists, with a two-page spread per artist, plus biographical notes and full colour illustrations. A full index and bibliography included.
Sitting at the intersection of art and graphic design, this book slots right into our highly design-aware era and will appeal to the general public as well as to design students, publishers, historians and art lovers.
Cover Up is available from Hamish Thompson and Catherine Griffiths