The Artful Dodger

The Artful Dodger

Images & Reflections

Book - 2000
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Grand Central Pub
With sales of his Griffin & Sabine Trilogy surpassing three million copies, it's been said that Nick Bantock has created an original literary genre. Now he brings new meaning to the art of autobiography withThe Artful Dodger: Images and Reflections, in which he infuses the tale of his professional and artistic life with warmth and wit.The Artful Dodger surveys the vast and varied territory that Bantock's work encompasses: from his English art-school days to paperback covers, pure abstract experimentation to pop-up books,Griffin & Sabine to his most recent work. Bantock's own words lend a highly personal, often revealing, always entertaining angle to more than 350 resplendent images. As rich in life as it is in art,The Artful Dodger reveals the creative range of a modern graphic master.

Baker & Taylor
The British author and illustrator reflects on his childhood and art school days as the influence behind his abstract paintings and illustrations, and highlights the creation of his Griffin & Sabine trilogy.

Hachette Book Group
With sales of his Griffin & Sabine Trilogy surpassing three million copies, it's been said that Nick Bantock has created an original literary genre. Now he brings new meaning to the art of autobiography with The Artful Dodger: Images and Reflections, in which he infuses the tale of his professional and artistic life with warmth and wit. The Artful Dodger surveys the vast and varied territory that Bantock's work encompasses: from his English art-school days to paperback covers, pure abstract experimentation to pop-up books, Griffin & Sabine to his most recent work. Bantock's own words lend a highly personal, often revealing, always entertaining angle to more than 350 resplendent images. As rich in life as it is in art, The Artful Dodger reveals the creative range of a modern graphic master.

Baker
& Taylor

More than 350 full-color images trace the personal and artistic life of the creator of Griffin & Sabine, in a volume that ranges from Bantock's English art-school days, through his days of artistic experimentation, to his success in the world of art.

Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2000]
Copyright Date: ©2000
ISBN: 9780811827522
0811827526
Branch Call Number: 760.092 BANTO BANTO
Characteristics: 216 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm

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