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
Characteristics: 175 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.


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