The World Exists to be Put on a Postcard

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<p><i>The world exists to be put on a postcard </i>features<i> </i>postcards, several reproduced at actual size, designed by notable modern and contemporary artists.</p> <p>The accessibility and familiarity of a postcard makes it an artistic medium rich with potential for subversion, appropriation or manipulation for political, satirical, revolutionary or playful intent.</p> <p>Unlike traditional works of art, the postcard requires nothing more than a stamp for it to be seen on the other side of the world.</p> <p>Organised thematically into chapters, such as ‘Graphic Postcards’, ‘Political Postcards’, ‘Portrait Postcards’ and ‘Composite Postcards’, this book demonstrates the significance of artist’ postcards sin contemporary art.</p>

The World Exists to be Put on a Postcard features postcards, several reproduced at actual size, designed by notable modern and contemporary artists.

The accessibility and familiarity of a postcard makes it an artistic medium rich with potential for subversion, appropriation or manipulation for political, satirical, revolutionary or playful intent.

Unlike traditional works of art, the postcard requires nothing more than a stamp for it to be seen on the other side of the world.

Organised thematically into chapters such as Graphic Postcards, Political Postcards, Portrait Postcards and Composite Postcards, this book demonstrates the significance of artists’ postcards in contemporary art.

  • Product Code: CMC9780500480434
  • Product Weight: 0.62
  • Author: Jeremy Cooper
  • Pages: 160
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: H22 x L22cm
  • Postage Weight: 0.85 Kg

<p><i>The world exists to be put on a postcard </i>features<i> </i>postcards, several reproduced at actual size, designed by notable modern and contemporary artists.</p> <p>The accessibility and familiarity of a postcard makes it an artistic medium rich with potential for subversion, appropriation or manipulation for political, satirical, revolutionary or playful intent.</p> <p>Unlike traditional works of art, the postcard requires nothing more than a stamp for it to be seen on the other side of the world.</p> <p>Organised thematically into chapters, such as ‘Graphic Postcards’, ‘Political Postcards’, ‘Portrait Postcards’ and ‘Composite Postcards’, this book demonstrates the significance of artist’ postcards sin contemporary art.</p>

The World Exists to be Put on a Postcard features postcards, several reproduced at actual size, designed by notable modern and contemporary artists.

The accessibility and familiarity of a postcard makes it an artistic medium rich with potential for subversion, appropriation or manipulation for political, satirical, revolutionary or playful intent.

Unlike traditional works of art, the postcard requires nothing more than a stamp for it to be seen on the other side of the world.

Organised thematically into chapters such as Graphic Postcards, Political Postcards, Portrait Postcards and Composite Postcards, this book demonstrates the significance of artists’ postcards in contemporary art.

  • Product Code: CMC9780500480434
  • Product Weight: 0.62
  • Author: Jeremy Cooper
  • Pages: 160
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: H22 x L22cm
  • Postage Weight: 0.85 Kg
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