The actual prints, of course, are much larger and vivid than the reproductions in the book. Woodcut Memory Game [ Bryan Nash Gill] on Amazon. This illustration of the Holy Trinity is the book' s only woodcut. I found the book to be a darkly entertaining erotic mystery.
If there is, indeed, nothing lovelier than a tree, artist Bryan Nash Gill reminds us why. None of that bothered me, though. This book is the second Spanish printing of Petrus de Castrovol' s commentaries on the nature of the Trinity and the divinity of Christ. Moore has quite a way with descriptions, her language at times humorous, her imagery vivid. Like most books of this type, it serves as a record of the work and the process the artist used to create it. The first woodcut book illustration dates to about 1461, only a few years after the beginning of printing with movable type, printed by Albrecht Pfister in Bamberg. This fun memory game based on his best- selling book It depicts the crucified Christ in the arms of the God the Father, with the Holy Spirit represented as a dove, perched on the Father' s right. I bought this book after having viewed an exhibition of the artist' s work. Yes, there is raw sex in the book, and yes, Moore minces no words when it comes to crude references to sex and sexual acts. Woodcut was used less often for individual ( " single- leaf" ) fine- art prints from about 1550 until the late nineteenth century, when interest revived.
It was a commercial success and was followed by Passionate Journey, which at 167 images was Masereel' s longest book. The wordless novel grew out of the Expressionist movement. Wodcut book. The Belgian Frans Masereel ( 1889– 1972) created the earliest example, 25 Images of a Man' s Passion, in 1918. * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. What did bother me was the ending.