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Creature : paintings, drawings, and reflections

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Shaun Tan is one of the world's most highly acclaimed narrative artists -- his stories and images are loved by countless young and not-so-young readers around the world. Drawing upon 25 years as a picture book and comics creator, painter, and filmmaker, Creature explores the central obsession of this visionary artist, from casual doodles to studied oil-paintings. Beyond sketches for acclaimed works such as The arrival, The lost thing, and Tales from outer suburbia, this volume collects together for the first time unseen and stand-alone illustrations, each resonant with unwritten tales of their own. Detailed commentary by the artist offers an entertaining insight into the endless allure of imaginary, non-human beings and what they might tell us about our so-called "normal" human selves. Artists, writers, students, dreamers, and anyone interested in the deeper undercurrents of creativity, myth, and visual metaphor will find inspiration in these pages.

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Macedon Public Library 741.64 TAN (Text)
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Naples Library 741.64 TAN (Text)
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua YA 741.64 TAN (Text)
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