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Kid A Mnesia: A Book of Radiohead Artwork Hardcover – 11 Nov. 2021
Whilst these records were being conceived, rehearsed, recorded and produced, Thom Yorke and Stanley Donwood made hundreds of images. These ranged from obsessive, insomniac scrawls in biro to six-foot-square painted canvases, from scissors-and-glue collages to immense digital landscapes. They utilised every medium they could find, from sticks and knives to the emerging digital technologies.
The work chronicles their obsessions at the time: minotaurs, genocide, maps, globalisation, monsters, pylons, dams, volcanoes, locusts, lightning, helicopters, Hiroshima, show homes and ring roads. What emerges is a deeply strange portrait of the years at the commencement of this century. A time that seems an age ago - but so much remains the same.
From the Publisher
"The themes they [explore] (global warming, government surveillance, the corrosive power of the internet) are still strikingly relevant" ― Scotsman
"These companion art books show the depth of Radiohead singer Thom Yorke and visual artist Stanley Donwood's decades-long creative partnership . . . Filled with rare artwork, early drafts, poetry and even a glossary to many of their inspirations, these works shed light on some of their more cryptic mysteries, while folding in new shadows to consider" ― Variety
- Publisher : Canongate Books; Main edition (11 Nov. 2021)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 364 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1838857370
- ISBN-13 : 978-1838857370
- Dimensions : 19.69 x 3.81 x 24.77 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: 26,151 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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