Eduardo Paolozzi - the Jet Age Compendium

Eduardo Paolozzi - the Jet Age Compendium : Paolozzi at Ambit 1967-1980

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From 1967 up until his recent death, the British sculptor and Pop art innovator Eduardo Paolozzi (1924-2005) used the pages of the innovative British literary magazine Ambit as a space for some of his most experimental creations, collapsing the boundary between text and image with Pop abandon. His Ambit works--collages, visual essays and fragments from novels, pop culture images from newspapers, magazines and advertisements--tackle such subjects as the war in Vietnam, the acceleration of Japanese technology and the mirages of mass advertising. Housed in a funky Day-Glo plastic slip cover with silkscreened title, and printed on a variety of paper stocks, The Jet Age Compendium reprints these works in their entirety for the first time. A 28-page booklet by David Brittain inserted into the slip cover celebrates these works and discusses Paolozzi's relationship to writers associated with Ambit such as J.G. Ballard.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 170 x 240 x 12.7mm | 385.55g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0954502582
  • 9780954502584
  • 368,065

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