Savage Art
20th Century Genre & The Artists That Defined It (Hardcover)

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  • This is the first time most of these cover paintings have been collected and reproduced in their original form. Uncensored genre art that splashed the covers of American news stand pulp magazines in the 1930s and 40s frequently expressed male violence.

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Product Description

  • Authors
    Tim Underwood  
    Arnie Fenner  
    Cathy Fenner  
    Binding
    hardback  
    Cat No.
    2190396  
    EAN
    978159929056051500  
    Genre
    Art & Design  
    ISBN
    9781599290560  
    Publisher
    Underwood Books  
    Type
    Books  
  • This is the first time most of these cover paintings have been collected and reproduced in their original form. Uncensored genre art that splashed the covers of American news stand pulp magazines in the 1930s and 40s frequently expressed male violence.

    “Savage Art” showcases this popular period illustration - that prefigured and helped create the violent visual language in much of today’s aboveground cinema (“Pulp Fiction”, “Kill Bill”), comic books (“The Dark Knight Returns”, “Sin City”) and ultra-violent multimillion copy video games (“Grand Theft Auto”, and “Metal Gear Solid”). Featuring the original disturbing paintings by Walter Baumhofer, Rafael de Soto, Jerome Rozen and other pulp illustrators, many shown here for the first time, this lavishly produced full colour collection documents Depression era masculine aggression as depicted on the covers of popular literature.

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