Sunday Night Movies

Sunday Night Movies Ethereal illustrations expand on a New York Times series by an acclaimed author and artistSunday Night Movies features Leanne Shapton s watercolors of resonant moments in black and white cinema Select

  • Title: Sunday Night Movies
  • Author: Leanne Shapton
  • ISBN: 9781770461277
  • Page: 308
  • Format: Paperback
  • Sunday Night Movies

    Ethereal illustrations expand on a New York Times series by an acclaimed author and artistSunday Night Movies features Leanne Shapton s watercolors of resonant moments in black and white cinema Selecting a brief fragment of each chosen film, she creates an indelible image that is both a hand painted movie still and a personal response to a fleeting celluloid moment TogetEthereal illustrations expand on a New York Times series by an acclaimed author and artistSunday Night Movies features Leanne Shapton s watercolors of resonant moments in black and white cinema Selecting a brief fragment of each chosen film, she creates an indelible image that is both a hand painted movie still and a personal response to a fleeting celluloid moment Together, the seventy eight paintings create a valentine to the world of cinema Shapton s journey through film history becomes a wistful celebration of the subtle moments in stories, which can often slip by unnoticed What could be a simple title, still life, or portrait of an actor becomes both illusive and allusive through the medium of these personal paintings Shapton s bestselling Petit Livre book The Native Trees of Canada took a decades old government catalogue and reimagined it, employing bold colors and stark shapes to represent familiar trees in their majestic glory The book was a sleeper hit and went through multiple printings With Sunday Night Movies she brings her love of film to light, and the effect is restrained and fanciful, familiar and all new.

    • Sunday Night Movies Best Read || [Leanne Shapton]
      308 Leanne Shapton
    Sunday Night Movies

    One thought on “Sunday Night Movies

    1. Full Stop

      full stop 2014 01 21 rReview by Helen Stuhr RommereimA cozy house, a good movie, a full stomach, a glass of wine, loved ones nearby, all bathed in the patina of the past this is the picture brought forth by Sunday Night Movies, the latest work by illustrator Leanne Shapton All dark inky splashes and impressionistically rendered gazes, this small flip book of black and white watercolors of film stills, free of contextualizing text save, at the back, the list of films Shapton draws from, conveys b [...]

    2. Helen

      This book consists of well executed black white grey watercolors or black ink and water drawings of scenes occasional titles of films the author has selected as landmarks, or best of, films There is no text or plot the book is simply a compendium of various scenes from the author s favorite films, or the films she thinks should be included in a best films list She is a good water colorist and uses water splotches pools skillfully actually, she is a very accomplished water colorist This is a fun [...]

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *