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Pheromone: The Insect Artwork of Christopher Marley by Marley Christopher

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Publisher : Pomegranate Communications
Binding : Hardcover
Pages : 256
Publication Date : 9/1/2008
Condition : BRAND NEW
This book presents the compositions of Christopher Marley: assemblages of real insect bodies that display brilliant color and otherworldly form. The colors are entirely natural, and to render the reproductions as accurate as possible some have been reproduced with fifth-color metallic inks and highlighted with spot varnish. Accompanying the broad sample of Marley's work is a series of essays by the artist: "Design of Insects," "Insects in Design," "History," "Color," "The Coleoptera Mosaics: An Exercise in Color," "Repetition," "Structure," "Texture," "Variations," "Botanicals," "Size," and "Environmental Effects." Christopher Marley was born in Covina, California, and grew up near Salem, Oregon. From the Publisher This magnum opus presents a comprehensive array of the works of the world's leading bug artist. Christopher Marley sets out the philosophy of design that informs his work. Leafing through the book takes you on a guided tour of the globe's most exotic bugs. The colors are entirely natural, and to render the reproductions as accurate as possible some have been reproduced with fifth-color metallic inks and highlighted with spot varnish.