Classics Reimagined, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Hardcover)
Rockport Publishers, 9781631590757, 248pp.
Publication Date: August 14, 2015
Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback, Large Print (8/29/2014)
Paperback, Large Print (2/21/2015)
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An unabridged classic tale with dazzling modern illustration
The Classics Reimagined series is a library of stunning collector's editions of unabridged classic novels illustrated by contemporary artists from around the world. Each artist offers his or her own unique, visual interpretation of the most well-loved, widely read, and avidly collected literature from renowned authors. From Grimm's Fairy Tales to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and from Edgar Allen Poe to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, art lovers and book collectors alike will not be able to resist owning the whole collection.
Enjoy Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland as you've never seen it before! Andrea D'Aquino's modern, illustrative interpretation of this classic tale follows Alice on her fanciful journey down the rabbit hole where she meets friends like the Mad Hatter, Cheshire Cat, and the Caterpillar! The lush, multi-faceted images breathe new life into this classic novel, making it a collectible for book and art lovers every where.
About the Author
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832–1898), known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll, was an English mathematician, photographer, and prolific writer, especially known for his beloved books Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. Preferring the company of children to adults, his Alice books were inspired by his friendship with the young Alice Liddell, the daughter of the Dean of Christ Church, where Carroll was a mathematics instructor.
Andrea D'Aquino has always resisted labels like "art director", "illustrator", "graphic designer" and finds herself happiest straddling the line between all those things. She has worked as a senior art director for major advertising agencies.
As an illustrator and designer, clients include Anthropologie, The New York Times, Conde Nast Traveller, The Washington Post, Elle Magazine, One Kings Lane, Vegetarian Times, Family Fun, Chronicle Books, Uppercase, Flow Magazine, PlanSponsor Magazine, and many others.
Her work has been recognized by Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Art Director's Club, Communication Arts, 3x3 Magazine, The One Club, and The Type Director's Club.
Praise For Classics Reimagined, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland…
"Andrea's work is just incredible. I love that she combines watercolor with collage using found materials to create crazy, beautiful images. It's a powerful collision of styles that resonates and really makes an impact." - Emily Potts, HOWDesign.com
"This illustrated tome of the Lewis Carroll classic is a must-have in your creative library. Illustrated with enthusiasm and wit, Andrea D'Aquino's collages astound and delight with their cleverness, creativity, and style." - UPPERCASE, a magazine for the creative and curious