Paris Versus New York Postcard Box

Paris Versus New York Postcard Box : A Tally of Two Cities in 100 Postcards

By (author) Vahram Muratyan


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A witty homage to both the Big Apple and the City of Lights, this collection of 50 visual comparisons between the two cities will delight anyone who appreciates well-observed illustrations of urban life (in the tradition of Robinson's "New York Line By Line," and Matteo Pericoli's "New York Unfurled"). Based on the blog Paris Versus New York ( and an upcoming book (Penguin, Fall '11), this box of postcards is a love letter to two of the most inspiring cities in the world. In his crisp, minimalist style, artist Vahram Muratyan presents side-by-side comparisons of cultural touchstones such as the Eiffel Tower vs. the Statue of Liberty, a glass of Bordeaux vs. a Cosmo, the Baguette vs. the Bagel, and Jean Luc Godard vs. Woody Allen (represented only by their iconic eye glasses).

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  • Shrink-wrapped pack | 100 pages
  • 114.3 x 167.64 x 65mm | 639.56g
  • 08 May 2012
  • Potter Style
  • English
  • 0307955125
  • 9780307955128
  • 85,755

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VAHRAM MURATYAN is the artistic director and co-founder of the Paris-based graphic design firm Viiiz, where he counts such clients as Kodak, the OpEra de Paris and the Cannes Film Festival. He is the co-author of "J'ai toujours rEvE d'Etre un artiste "(Tana Editions, 2010), an illustrated guide to becoming an artist.

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Fantastic collection! The postcards are very beautiful and funny. Loved it!show more
by Joana