ILLUSTRATION GUIDE //
Books on Mid-20th Century to Contemporary Illustration
Ana Benaroya. Thames & Hudson, 2013.
Examples of the 'Illustration Renaissance' in the last decade through the works of 50 contemporary illustrators.
Patrick Hartl, editor. Publikat, 2009.
Features the work of 24 contemporary international illustrators.
Robert Klanten and Hendrik Hellige, editors. Gestalten Verlag, c2009.
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.
Unique collection of cover art for Jazz music at a revolutionary period.
Andrew Emery. Mitchell Beazley, 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.
Highlights over 50 studios and artists with over 250 illustrations.
Paul D. Grushkin. Abbeville Press, c1987.
REF 741.6740904 G927a
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.
Pick this book up just to experience the amazing color and quality of the illustrations!
Peter Whitfield. British Library, 2013.
An analysis through three centuries.
Steven Heller, Seymour Chwast. Abrams, c2011.
741.609 H367g 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.
A beautifully illustrated book of international poster art over the past 130 years.
Steve Holland. HarperCollins, 2009.
This history traces the evolution of a popular art form from Verne to current media.
Steven Heller, Seymour Chwast. Abrams, 2008.
Noted art director, Steven Heller, discusses illustration form and style over the past 200 years.
Walt Reed. The Society of Illustrators, 2001.
741.64 R25i 2001
14 decades of illustration are covered through superb color images and accompanying text.
Frederick S. Voss. Little, Brown and Co., c1998.
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.
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.
A selective look at 12 contemporary illustrators of children's books.
Martin Salisbury. Laurence King, 2007.
This book highlights the careers and work of 36 international illustrators of children's books.
Amy Weinstein. Princeton Architectural Press, 2005.
741.6420973 W433o 2005
This book focuses on Victorian-era illustrations in childrens' books published by the McLoughlin Brothers.
Susan E. Meyer. H.N. Abrams, 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, .
30 British children's books from the years 1800 to 1825 covered in depth.
Benjamin A. Rifkin; Michael J. Ackerman. Abrams, .
743.49 R448h 2011
A generously illustrated book covering over 400 years in the history of anatomical illustration.
Victoria Matthews, editor. Cross River Press, 1996.
743.7074 Sh58c 1996
While 'contemporary' here means 1980s-90s, the book offers nice examples of realistic flowers, fruit and birds.
Harry Robin. H.N. Abrams, 1992.
An amazing book!: samples of scientific images (drawings, charts, etc.) throughout the centuries.
Gottfried Bammes. Chartwell Books, 1994.
A nicely illustrated and organized, though conventional, anatomy guide.
Roger F. Pasquier and John Farrand, Jr.. Abbeville Press, 1991.
598.0221 P265m 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, 2016.
REF702.3 Ar7855 2016
Chuck Sambuchino, editor. Writer's Digest Books, 2014.
REF070.5025 C437 2014
Lisa Congdon. Chronicle Books, .
Cameron S. Foote. W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., .
741.6068 F739b 2014
Darrel Rees. Laurence King Publishing, Ltd., 2014.
Lawrence Zeegen. AVA Pub., 2012.
Margaret Peot. North Light Books, .
Stefan Sagmeister. [Abrams], .
VR&SC 741.6092 Sa18t library-use only
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