Présentation de l'éditeur
A witty homage to both the Big Apple and the City of Lights, this collection of 50 visual comparisons between the two cities will delight anyone who appreciates well-observed illustrations of urban life (in the tradition of Robinson's New York Line By Line
, and Matteo Pericoli's New York Unfurled
Based on the blog Paris Versus New York (parisvsnyc.blogspot.com) and an upcoming book (Penguin, Fall '11), this box of postcards is a love letter to two of the most inspiring cities in the world. In his crisp, minimalist style, artist Vahram Muratyan presents side-by-side comparisons of cultural touchstones such as the Eiffel Tower vs. the Statue of Liberty, a glass of Bordeaux vs. a Cosmo, the Baguette vs. the Bagel, and Jean Luc Godard vs. Woody Allen (represented only by their iconic eye glasses).
Biographie de l'auteur
VAHRAM MURATYAN is the artistic director and co-founder of the Paris-based graphic design firm Viiiz, where he counts such clients as Kodak, the Opéra de Paris and the Cannes Film Festival. He is the co-author of J'ai toujours rêvé d'être un artiste
(Tana Editions, 2010), an illustrated guide to becoming an artist.