Tales Of The Brothers Grimm

Tales Of The Brothers Grimm

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For Tales of the Brothers Grimm, 36 celebrated and lesser-known of the unsanitized fairy tales collected by the illustrious brothers were carefully chosen by artist Natalie Frank, reinterpreted in 75 gouache and chalk pastel drawings, and cast in a Surrealist dreamscape. This volume, designed by Marian Bantjes, is the largest collection of Grimms' Fairy Tales ever illustrated by a fine artist. Frank's irreverent palette, sophisticated use of color and inventive depiction of these dark narratives capture the original stories with a contemporary and unflinching eye. Each of the tales opens with a hand-drawn title page and is framed by a unique border; small drawings punctuate each story in the tradition of classic fairy-tale editions. The foremost Grimm scholar, Jack Zipes, introduces the book.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 280 pages
  • 234 x 312 x 32mm | 2,019.97g
  • Bologna, Italy
  • English
  • 8862083866
  • 9788862083867
  • 1,042,382

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When looking at the stunningly impressionistic paintings of Natalie Frank, you wouldn't immediately guess that you're staring into the world of Grimm's Fairy Tales. Yet that is indeed the subject matter of her latest gallery show, aptly titled The Brothers Grimm, though not without the wildly evocative and dark touch of Frank's lurid imagination.--Jake Boyer "Milk Made "show more

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