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In 1989, at the suggestion of his analyst, designer Larry Vigon began to record every dream he could remember. He wrote each into an 11 x 14-inch sketchbook, along with an acrylic painting inspired by the dream. The result, over time, is an astonishing body of work, represented by the selections in this beautiful full-size facsimile volume. After seeing advance materials for the book, a writer in Graphis magazine said it "preserves the intimate presentation of the original warts-and-all artist's notebookwith words scratched out in first-draft fashion, blobs of ink, traces of transferred paint throughout, all the glorious imperfections. Unmediated as it is, Vigon's work functions like a form of meditation. At the same time the quality of the painting is that of finished art, so we experience the journal as a kind of heightened sketchbook of the unconscious." 74 color illustrations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781593720186
ISBN-10: 1593720181
Format: Hardback
(366mm x 290mm x 25mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: The Quantuck Lane Press
Publisher: The Quantuck Lane Press
Publish Date: 11-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Larry Vigon

LARRY VIGON is a world-renowned graphic designer and co-founder of the design firm Vigon/ Ellis. Beginning his career designing record albums for Eric Clapton, Fleetwood Mac, Chicago, Bonnie Rait and hundreds of others, Vigon has influenced virtually every form of print, broadcast and interactive media with his design for such clients as IBM, Epson, Sony and Dreamworks.