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Obey the giant : life in the image world

Author: Rick Poynor
Publisher: London : August ; Basel : Birkhäuser, 2001.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Poynor, Rick.
Obey the giant.
London : August ; Basel : Birkhäuser, 2001
(OCoLC)606626378
Online version:
Poynor, Rick.
Obey the giant.
London : August ; Basel : Birkhäuser, 2001
(OCoLC)606978722
Named Person: Martin Parr; Parr, Martin <1952->; Martin Parr
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Poynor
ISBN: 376436565X 9783764365653
OCLC Number: 49031236
Description: 224 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 x 18 cm
Contents: 1. Advertisements for utopia. The boredom of plenty --
Inside the blue whale --
Prozac for the ear --
The medium of emergent desire --
In every dream home --
Alternative by design? --
Branded journalism --
Sentenced to buy --
Here is me! --
Don't think, shoot --
An artist's rights --
Ineffable cool --
Blank look --
Shopping on planet irony --
Digital supergirls --
Graphic sex --
Erotic documents --
Death in the image world --
Che is risen --
Under the knife. 2. The resistance meme. Too much stuff --
Design is advertising --
First things first --
First things next --
Thirteen provocations --
Surface wreckage --
This is a record cover --
Fighting ads with ads --
A child's fate? --
Preparing for the meme wars --
The designer as reporter --
Books of blood and laughter --
The critical path --
When objects dream --
Power to translate --
Future imperfect.
Responsibility: Rick Poynor.

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