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    DescriptionThe modern world can get messy. Fortunately, Swiss artist Ursus Wehrli is a man of obsessive order, as he demonstrates with eye-catching surprise in The Art of Clean Up. Already a bestseller in Germany, this compulsive title has sold more than 100,000 copies in less than a year, and the fastidiously arranged images have garnered blog love from NPR, Brain Pickings, swissmiss, and more. Tapping into the desire for organization and the insanity of uber-order, Wehrli humorously categorizes everyday objects and situations by color, size, and shape. He arranges alphabet soup into alphabetical order, sorts the night sky by star size, and aligns sunbathers' accoutrements--all captured in bright photographs sure to astonish even the pickiest of neat freaks."


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    Title
    The Art of Clean Up
    Subtitle
    Life Made Neat and Tidy
    Authors and contributors
    Other primary creator Ursus Wehrli
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 48
    Width: 210 mm
    Height: 260 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781452114163
    ISBN 10: 1452114161
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PHO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.4
    BIC subject category V2: AJC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: WH
    BISAC V2.8: ART016000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15870
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Libri: ENGM3500
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 625
    BISAC V2.8: PHO023000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 21
    BISAC V2.8: ART008000
    B&T Approval Code: A06300000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A02020000
    BISAC V2.8: HUM000000
    DC23: 779.092
    DC22: 701.80207, 701/.80207
    LC classification: N7430.5 .W44 2013
    LC subject heading: ,
    Publisher
    CHRONICLE BOOKS
    Imprint name
    CHRONICLE BOOKS
    Publication date
    02 March 2013
    Publication City/Country
    San Francisco
    Author Information
    Ursus Wehrli is a left-handed, broad-thinking, professional typographer. His first book, Tidying Up Art, is a visionary manifesto that took well-known artworks and put them back together in his more rational, more organized, and cleaner form of modern art. In this book, The Art of Clean Up, Wehrli extended his discerning eye into the physical world to tidy up common daily situations. He is currently working on sorting things that are normally too big to organise.
    Review quote
    "A surprise on every spread.... The book is a great example of how a compulsion for obsession can make for obsessively interesting art." - NYTimes.com
    Table of contents
    ENG