Steampunk

Steampunk

The Art of Victorian Futurism

Book - 2011
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Steampunk is a resurgent art, cult, and lowbrow movement celebrating the romantic elegance of the Victorian era and blending in modern scientific advances--synthesizing imaginative technologies such as steam-driven robots, analog supercomputers, and ultramodern dirigibles. Celebrating the elegant and the strange, the visually arresting steampunk works collected here include sculpture, installations, graphics, bizarre oils, and mind-warping contraptions--from skull cameras to rocket-fueled diving bells.
Publisher: London : Korero Books, 2011.
ISBN: 9781907621031
1907621032
Characteristics: 175 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.

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Derringer
Aug 20, 2018

As you'll soon see - There's certainly a lot of very unusual and somewhat freaky artwork to look over in this glossy volume.

From sculpture, to paintings, to photography, to models - "Steampunk" takes a bold look at the artwork from the genre of Victorian Futurism.

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Bang_On
Aug 03, 2018

This flashy volume of graphic art looks at some of today's most prominent and influential works in the realm of photography, paintings, sculptures, and models from the genre that's known as "Steampunk".

There are 18 artists from different parts of the world represented in this fascinating book which was carefully compiled by British writer, Jay Strongman.

This book of artwork, showcasing "Victorian Futurism", is very much like giving the reader an insider's look at the reincarnated past of dark shadows and the long-forgotten.

"Steampunk" is sure to intrigue and appeal to the eclectic tastes of those who have a strong yearning to view the decidedly unusual.

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