ILLUSTRATION GUIDE //
Books on Mid-20th Century to Contemporary Illustration
Ana Benaroya. Thames & Hudson, 2013.
NC960 .I458 2013
Examples of the 'Illustration Renaissance' in the last decade through the works of 50 contemporary illustrators.
Patrick Hartl, editor. Publikat, 2009.
NC45 .B49 2009
Features the work of 24 contemporary international illustrators.
Robert Klanten and Hendrik Hellige, editors. Gestalten Verlag, c2009.
NC485 .I47 2009 Oversize
Overview of current developments in the international field.
Also look at Illusive and Illusive2 in this library.
compiled by Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker. SJR Pub., c2009.
NC1882.7.J39 F74 2009
Unique collection of cover art for Jazz music at a revolutionary period.
Andrew Emery. Mitchell Beazley, 2004.
NC1882.7.H57 E64 2004
Charts Hip-Hop cover art from major albums and interviews with major graphic artists over 30 years.
[compiled] by Spencer Drate. Harry N. Abrams, 2003.
ML3534 .S9 2003
Highlights over 50 studios and artists with over 250 illustrations.
Paul D. Grushkin. Abbeville Press, c1987.
ML3534 .G78 1987
With over 1500 illustrations, this book provides a near comprehensive look at rock illustration from the 1950s to the 1980s.
Lawrence Zeegen and Caroline Roberts. Laurence King Publishing, 2014.
NC960 .Z425 2014
Pick this book up just to experience the amazing color and quality of the illustrations!
Steven Heller, Seymour Chwast. Abrams, c2011.
NC998.2 .H448 2011
A more recent Steven Heller history of illustration form and style not to be missed.
edited by Cees V. de Jong, Alston W. Purvis, Martijn F. Le Coultre. Abrams, c2010.
NC1810 .P67 2010
A beautifully illustrated book of international poster art over the past 130 years.
Steve Holland. HarperCollins, 2009.
NC825.S34 H64 2009
This history traces the evolution of a popular art form from Verne to current media.
Steven Heller, Seymour Chwast. Abrams, 2008.
NC998 .H66 2008
Noted art director, Steven Heller, discusses illustration form and style over the past 200 years.
Walt Reed. The Society of Illustrators, 2001.
NC975 .R4 2001
14 decades of illustration are covered through superb color images and accompanying text.
Frederick S. Voss. Little, Brown and Co., c1998.
NC974.4.T56 F33 1998
Portraits in a variety of formats from 1928 to 1995; remarkable for who's been left out.
Illustration for Children
Martin Salisbury w/ Morag Styles. Laurence King Pub., 2012.
PN1009.A1 S255 2012
An introduction that includes the background, as well as key concepts and practices that go into the creation of children's books.
Dilys Evans. Chronicle Books, 2008.
NC975 .E93 2008
A selective look at 12 contemporary illustrators of children's books.
Martin Salisbury. Laurence King, 2007.
NC965 .S235 2007
This book highlights the careers and work of 36 international illustrators of children's books.
Amy Weinstein. Princeton Architectural Press, 2005.
NC975 .W45 2005
This book focuses on Victorian-era illustrations in childrens' books published by the McLoughlin Brothers.
Susan E. Meyer. H.N. Abrams, 1987.
NC965 .M49 1987
This book highlights the careers and work of 13 English-language illustrators of children's books in the era prior to WWI.
Leonard de Vries. New York: Abbeville Press, .
Z1037 .V75 1989
30 British children's books from the years 1800 to 1825 covered in depth.
Benjamin A. Rifkin; Michael J. Ackerman. Abrams, .
NC760 .R54 2011
A generously illustrated book covering over 400 years in the history of anatomical illustration.
Victoria Matthews, editor. Cross River Press, 1996.
QK98.18 .S5 1996
While 'contemporary' here means 1980s-90s, the book offers nice examples of realistic flowers, fruit and birds.
Harry Robin. H.N. Abrams, 1992.
Q222 .R63 1992
An amazing book!: samples of scientific images (drawings, charts, etc.) throughout the centuries.
Gottfried Bammes. Chartwell Books, 1994.
NC780 .B358 1994
A nicely illustrated and organized, though conventional, anatomy guide.
Roger F. Pasquier and John Farrand, Jr.. Abbeville Press, 1991.
QL674.4 .P37 1991
Detailed studies w/ accompanying text presenting the most important contributions to this field up to the end of the 20th century.
Mary Burzlaff Bostic, editor. Writer's Digest Books, 2018.
REF N8600 .A76 2018
Lisa Congdon. Chronicle Books, .
N8350 .C58 2014
Cameron S. Foote. W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., .
NC998.5.A1 F66 2014
Darrel Rees. Laurence King Publishing, Ltd., 2014.
NC960 .R44 2014
Lawrence Zeegen. AVA Pub., 2012.
Margaret Peot. North Light Books, .
N8350 .P46 2012
Stefan Sagmeister. [Abrams], .
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