Dead children playing: a picture book

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Verso, Oct 30, 2007 - Art - 80 pages
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StanleyDonwood and the enigmatic Dr Tchock are the elusive duoresponsible for Radiohead "s artwork. Containing paintings they have produced in the last decade, this book alsocontains a cornucopia of never-before-seen artwork. Featuring the apocalyptic scenes of the OK Computer album, the startling, sinister shadow of memory cast onto the present in the Kid A paintings, and theoverwhelming information overload of Hail to the Thief "s landscapes of conflict, Dead Children Playing presents some of the most iconic artwork of our time.

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User Review  - bananafish17 -

This is a great book collecting many of the art work from the last 10 years that Stanley Donwood has done with Dr. Tchock Thom Yorke. If you are a fan of Radiohead especially the art work then this should be a definite in your future buying plans. Read full review

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User Review  - megansmom48 -

If you love this artist and the work he does on album covers this book will really please you! My daughter loved it! Read full review


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About the author (2007)

Stanley Donwood has collaborated on all Radiohead's artwork since the release of The Bends in 1995 and won a Grammy Award for Best Packaging/Artwork for the special edition of "Amnesiac". Lately, his sequence of London Views can be seen accompanying Thom Yorke's "The Eraser". His books include "Slowly Downward: A Collection of Miserable Stories"; and "Catacombs of Terror!: Cheap Thrilling Trash". He lives in Oxfordshire in the UK.