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Flexi, 8 x 11 in. / 532 pgs / 500 color.

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Jan Svankmajer: Dimensions of Dialogue

Between Film and Fine Art

Edited by Bertrand Schmitt, Franti?ek Dryje. Text by Bertrand Schmitt, Franti?ek Dryje, Ivo Pur?.

Featured image is reproduced from <I>Jan Svankmajer: Dimensions of Dialogue</I>.Dimensions of Dialogue celebrates the world-renowned Czech filmmaker Jan ?vankmajer (born 1934), responsible for some of the most memorable and unique animated films ever realized, and who has strongly influenced filmmakers like Tim Burton and The Brothers Quay. This publication presents ?vankmajer not only as a filmmaker but also as an outstanding fine artist, experimenter, poet and a militant surrealist. Through explorative and informative essays, scholars Bertrand Schmitt and Franti?ek Dryje illuminate the various aspects of his output, including puppet theatre, Mannerism, Surrealism and his many collaborations with his wife, Eva ?vankmajerová (1940–2005), a surrealist painter, filmmaker and ceramicist. The monograph, named after his 1982 film (noted for its brilliant display of “claymation”) includes a number of reproductions of ?vankmajer's art work, film stills, photographs from plays and a selection of documentary images from the life of this internationally respected and multitalented artist.

Featured image is reproduced from Jan Svankmajer: Dimensions of Dialogue.

Jan Svankmajer: Dimensions of Dialogue

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FROM THE BOOK
"According to Jan Švankmajer, one can have a dialogue using language, look, gesture, touch, scent and taste. The meaning and purpose of this book is then nothing other than to uncover and open up further Švankmajerian dimensions of dialogue." -Bertrand Schmitt

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