The Art Of Mickey Mouse: Artists Interpret The World's Favorite Mouse (disney Miniature Series)
- Various Artists Interpret The Mouse
- 100 Full Color Images of Artworks
- Number of Pages: 144
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
When Mickey Mouse was introduced for the worl d in 1928 in his first animated appearance, he was to have a profound impact on the international collective consciousne ss. ' This collection testifies to his appeal across time, age and place.
The Fantastic and Powerful Mickey is maybe the only shared muse of artists Charles Schulz, Andy Warhol, Maurice Sendak, Keith Haring, R. Crumb, and pop star Michael Jackson. Whether you're an art lover or Mickey Mouse fan, this compilation is sure to fascinate you."He goes on to point out that Mickey Mouse's ears--in defiance of three-dimensional space--are often shown as two perfectly round circles, no matter the angle at which he holds his head, and discloses that if it weren't for Disney's wife Lillian, Mickey might happen to be named Mortimer. This whimsical, often surprising collection of 100 full-color images reflects the diverse types of world-renowned artists, illustrators, animators, sculptors, cartoonists, and designers--united in theme by the world's favorite rodent. John Updike explains inside the introduction,"It's all inside the ears. When Mickey Mouse was born, in 1928, the world of early cartoon animation was filled with two-legged zoomorphic humanoids, whose strange half-black faces had been distinguished a single from another chiefly by the ears.
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