TITLE

Books

AUTHOR(S)
Lui, Claire
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Print;Oct2009, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the covert art designs of the books published by Dalkey Archive Press. Nicholous Motte, a cover art designer has been designing the cover pages for the press since a long time. He has been asked by Dalkey Dutton, Dalkey's art director to design a cover art for the book "The Book of Jokes," which is about a family for whom jokes have became a reality. The drawings of Motte seemed ridiculous, fun and formal, but also slightly disorienting.
ACCESSION #
44342507

 

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