The Life and Work of Charley Harper
Ladybugs, dogs, owls, otters: Charley Harper's whimsical illustrations are more than a source of delight. With a never-ending curiosity for the world, especially for wildlife and flora, Harper developed a unique style that influenced a whole generation of artists and designers. His oeuvre is, simply, synonymous with mid-century modernism. Wild Life is a vast collection of works originally created as posters, magazine covers, murals, and others. Compiled by illustration expert Margaret Rhodes and the artist's son, Brett Harper, this definitive monograph offers a rare glimpse into Charley's private and creative universe. Telling the story of his life and of his masterpieces, Wild Life is essential for enthusiasts of the American master and for those interested in mid-century visual culture.
- 330 x 245 mm
- 320 p
- throughout colour illustrations