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Nov 29, Brett rated it liked it. An Illustrated History Hardcover. This book has so many of those paintings along with gogoz, non monster subjects. Forget or forgive the boring and repetitive text endemic to such books as this. TODD rated it really liked it Nov 20, I enjoyed Gogos explanation of his love of color and his insights into the world of illustration. Can you imagine being able to do such work with scenes from your favorite films or books.

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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. David J Corwell rated it it was fo Feb 26, Feb 21, Mila Dean rated it really liked it Shelves: His intense colour and bold, impressionistic brushwork gave a Basil Gogos changed the face of classic horror with his film monster portrait art. Brought back great memories of sneaking. The text does its best to keep up with the art but that’s just a tall order.

Gogos is the Egyptian-born American illustrator responsible for the iconic covers of Famous Monsters of Filmlandthe publication edited by Monzter Ackerman from to If you grew up in the 60’s or 70’s Gogos’ paintings were the first thing you saw on the newsstand when you looked for something to read.


Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage mvoie. No other book has ever addressed the incredible work of artist Basil Gogos. Joshua Hepburn rated it it was amazing Jul 02, His intense colour and bold, impressionistic brushwork gave a unique sense of drama and sophistication to these iconic characters.

Burning Skies rated it liked it Aug 24, His FM covers mkvie out goos you at the news stand and compelled you to buy it!

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Famous Monster Movie Art of Basil Gogos

Gogos’ work for “the sweats” is given many pages. Best Selling in Other Books See all. The Covers of Famous Monsters were his soapbox and he was heard around the world. Awesome collection for art lovers, especially those who adore classic horror films.

The art work in this book is great. Kerry Gammill, an artist who specializes in Hollywood monster design, is the author of the perennial favourite Drawing Monsters and Heroes for Film and Comics J.

He has also been producing prints for sale through horror conventions and websites that do nothing for his reputation, although I am glad they provide him an income. It seems that whoever was sent to interview Basil didn’t ask too many questions, didn’t want to really know too much about him except for his general acheivements, and didn’t ask him for a demonstration of how he works.

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I went to Indianapolis to the relaunch of Famous Monsters and got to meet Basil. Basil has a way of using colors to give black and while celluloid a voice.


Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Mike rated it it was amazing Aug qrt, He specialty were the classic monsters from the Universal Studios series of the ‘ and ’40’s. He seemed to work with the dictum, when in doubt, add blue skin. Rick Stoner rated it it was amazing Apr 30, His first cover was of Vincent Price in House of Usher. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

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If you were like me, you picked up each issue based on that gorgeous cover art more than any other reason. What does this price mean? Spectacular book worth every penny I paid for it! The Art of Emanuele Taglietti.

All of us growing up in the ’60s who were dyed in the wool FM agt remember dear Basil.

I know it’s an art book, and Gosos’ work is obviously spectacular but the text included is mostly worthless filler. Gogos’ insight into some of his compositions and anecdotes meeting some of his subjects is interesting but really?

Basil Gogos changed the face of classic horror with his film monster portrait art. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.