Hair'em Scare'em

An exploration through the fascinating and inventive possibilities of hair as material for artistic expression
Editors: 
R. Klanten, M. Huebner, S. Ehmann
Release Date: 
October 2009
Format: 
24 x 28 cm
Features: 
224 pages, full colour, softcover
Language: 
English
ISBN: 
978-3-89955-275-1
Catalog Price: 
$50.00

Special Price: ($50.00)  $12.99

 

About This Book

Hair'em Scare'em presents an extraordinary exploration through the fascinating beauty and inventive possibilities of hair as a medium for artistic expression in contemporary art and design. The book documents this palpable trend into a visual sourcebook that presents a captivating collection of hairy works in graphic design, photography, illustration and art as well as interior design, fashion and jewelry design. The extraordinary works featured in this book are the best indication of trends in hair outside the mainstream.
 

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The fascinating beauty and inventive possibilities of hair is revolutionising the human body-extending filament into one of the most attractive mediums for creative experimentation in contemporary visual culture. Hair'em Scare'em documents this palpable trend into a visual sourcebook that presents a captivating collection of hairy works in graphic design, photography, illustration as well as interior design, fashion and jewelry design.

The examples in this book show the extraordinary use of hair as intricately woven hair metamorphosing into body-extending sculptures, exquisite jewelry and fashion adorning hair as decorative elements, photography projects such as humorous portraits of fashionably playful mustaches and beard typography to otherworldly illustrations of long unruly locks of curls.

The included works in Hair'em Scare'em are the best indication of trends in hair outside the mainstream and celebrates hair as a starting point for artistic expression by the finest talents in cutting-edge art and design.


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