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Fred Tomaselli: The Times

Fred Tomaselli

Published May 8th 2014
ISBN : 9783791349145
Hardcover
160 pages
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In this brilliant time capsule of recent world events, celebrated artist Fred Tomaselli intrepidly and colorfully reimagines the front pages of the New York Times. Hurricane Katrinas devastation of New Orleans, the international financial crisis,MoreIn this brilliant time capsule of recent world events, celebrated artist Fred Tomaselli intrepidly and colorfully reimagines the front pages of the New York Times. Hurricane Katrinas devastation of New Orleans, the international financial crisis, the Berlusconi scandal, an earthquake in Haiti, the tsunami in Japan, revolution at home and abroad--the headlines of the past decade have been a true roller-coaster ride. Self-proclaimed news junkie Fred Tomaselli has been responding to these earth-shattering events through a fascinating series of artworks collected here for the first time. Tomaselli superimposes his signature psychedelic aesthetic on the front page of the New York Times, setting up a striking contrast between the papers sober depictions of reality and his vivid interventions. Readers will delight in comparing the actual headlines, captions, and articles that surround the images with Tomasellis trippy, highly detailed interpretations. Filled with gorgeous reproductions of works that range from tongue in-cheek satire to unmitigated outrage, this timely volume is certain to appeal to art lovers as well as street-smart consumers of todays headline news.