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"Have you seen a purple cow?!"

Advantages: Great light reading
Disadvantages: Very big book (so also quite heavy reading!)

...came across this book whilst browsing on Amazon, and once I had read a little about it, I just had to have it. The list price is £24.95, but Amazon charge only £16.46, and there are many copies available new and used for as little as £13.00, I have just ...

ajaybie 03.04.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Art of Looking Sideways - Alan Fletcher

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A Guide to Visual Awareness.

Advantages: Endless hours of fascination and amusement.
Disadvantages: It's heavy.

The Art of Looking Sideways by Alan Fletcher, a renowned designer and art director, is a great coffee table book full of interesting and random information to keep the reader entertained. The book has won a number of awards. The book is hard back, ...

nickyct 25.10.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Art of Looking Sideways - Alan Fletcher

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A book you could learn something everyday from...

Advantages: Have a look for five minutes or three hours...
Disadvantages: If anything it is the size..

...I acidentally came acroos this book through a friend, flicking through intially i decided to ask to borrow it overnight, 2 weeks later he had it returned. The thoughts and concepts of being so simple with design really opens your mind to thinking differen ...

j.o.n 27.06.2006 · Read full review
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Play Pen New Children 's Book Illustration Martin Salisbury

Advantages: Detailed book of great children's illustrations
Disadvantages: Is A Bit Overpriced

Play pen by Martin Salisbury was released in 2007 and published by Lawrence King. A book that is quite expensive to buy but is well worth the price you pay as it has lots of great uses. I found my copy at a car boot for a £1 off a photography student. Th ...

frankieb1992 19.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Play Pen - Martin Salisbury

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The Shock of the New

Advantages: A Good introduction to 20th Century Modernism
Disadvantages: Rambles a bit in places

...This has become a seminal book for all art students and is as comprehensive an introduction to modernism in Art you are likely to get as far as covering all the main movements/schools of the 20th century. I thought it would be interesting to review ...

jouk04 30.11.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Shock of the New - Robert Hughes

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