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Despite all the visual distractions of the digital age, one low-tech form of mass communication remains as popular as ever: the lost pet poster. For more than a decade, artist and animal lover Ian Phillips collected lost and found posters from around the world. Lost features the most notable selections from Phillips's collection chosen for their cleverness, humour, sorrow, entreaties, rewards, and - in several instances - sheer outlandishness. Featuring a veritable Noah's ark of animals - from everyday pets such as dogs, cats, hamsters, and turtles to more unusual companions, including ferrets, parrots, cows, and cockatiels - these remarkable posters are their own form of folk art. Telling tales of friendship, loss, and hope, they are a powerful testament to the love and devotion shared by pet owners.
ISBN 9781616893965. Princeton Architectural Press.
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Despite all the visual distractions of the digital age, one low-tech form of mass communication remains as popular as ever: the lost pet poster. For more than a decade, artist and animal lover Ian Phillips collected lost and found posters from around the world. Lost features the most notable selections from Phillips's collection chosen for their cleverness, humour, sorrow, entreaties, rewards, and - in several instances - sheer outlandishness. Featuring a veritable Noah's ark of animals - from everyday pets such as dogs, cats, hamsters, and turtles to more unusual companions, including ferrets, parrots, cows, and cockatiels - these remarkable posters are their own form of folk art. Telling tales of friendship, loss, and hope, they are a powerful testament to the love and devotion shared by pet owners.
  • Subtitle
    Lost and Found Pet Posters from Around the World
  • Author
    Ian Phillips
  • Publisher
    Princeton Architectural Press
  • Release
    February 2015
  • Binding
    pb
  • Format
    224 pages. 110 b/w ills. 14 x 18 cm
  • Status for WholeSale
    in stock
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    available
  • Date added
    February 2015