American Grotesque: The Life and Art of William Mortensen William Mortensen

American Grotesque: The Life and Art of William Mortensen

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Book Title
American Grotesque: The Life and Art of William Mortensen
Author
William Mortensen
ISBN
9781936239979
American Grotesque is a lavish retrospective of grotesque, occult, and erotic images by the forgotten Hollywood photographer William Mortensen (1897-1965), an innovative pictorialist visionary whom Ansel Adams called the Antichrist and to whom Anton LaVey dedicated The Satanic Bible.Mortensen's countless technical innovations and inspired use of special effects prefigures the development of digital manipulation and Photoshop. Includes a gallery of more than one hundred striking photographs in duotone and color, many of them previously unseen, and accompanying essays by Mortensen and others on his life, work, techniques, and influence.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: William MortensenPublisher: Feral HousePublished: 11/25/2014ISBN: 9781936239979Pages: 300Weight: 3.60lbsSize: 12.00h x 8.80w x 1.00d

American Grotesque is a lavish retrospective of grotesque, occult, and erotic images by the forgotten Hollywood photographer William Mortensen (1897-1965), an innovative pictorialist visionary whom Ansel Adams called the Antichrist and to whom Anton LaVey dedicated The Satanic Bible.

Mortensen's countless technical innovations and inspired use of special effects prefigures the development of digital manipulation and Photoshop. Includes a gallery of more than one hundred striking photographs in duotone and color, many of them previously unseen, and accompanying essays by Mortensen and others on his life, work, techniques, and influence.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: William Mortensen
Publisher: Feral House
Published: 11/25/2014
ISBN: 9781936239979
Pages: 300
Weight: 3.60lbs
Size: 12.00h x 8.80w x 1.00d

American Grotesque is a lavish retrospective of grotesque, occult, and erotic images by the forgotten Hollywood photographer William Mortensen (1897-1965), an innovative pictorialist visionary whom Ansel Adams called the Antichrist and to whom Anton LaVey dedicated The Satanic Bible.

Mortensen's countless technical innovations and inspired use of special effects prefigures the development of digital manipulation and Photoshop. Includes a gallery of more than one hundred striking photographs in duotone and color, many of them previously unseen, and accompanying essays by Mortensen and others on his life, work, techniques, and influence.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: William Mortensen
Publisher: Feral House
Published: 11/25/2014
ISBN: 9781936239979
Pages: 300
Weight: 3.60lbs
Size: 12.00h x 8.80w x 1.00d