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Global Model Village: The International Street Art of Slinkachu Hardcover – September 13, 2012


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 120 pages
  • Publisher: Blue Rider Press (September 13, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0399160744
  • ISBN-13: 978-0399160745
  • Product Dimensions: 8 x 6.5 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #716,038 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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~Praise for Slinkachu's GLOBAL MODEL VILLAGE~
“The artist Slinkachu’s Little People are now available on printed pages—miniature hand-painted figurines playing out everyday moments on a very small scale. Brilliant.”—The New York Times
 
“[These] tiny figurines are more fully us than any possible full-size models … I love Slinkachu’s works. I hope you will too.”—Will Self
 
[Slinkachu] is interested in…expressing the solitary, uncertain, anxious side of contemporary life—in a way that lets us share in some collective self-deprecating irony about it.”—The Atlantic
 
“There is something incredibly powerful about a tiny, carefully placed figure.”—Slate
 
“British-based Slinkachu is no average street artist. His works are often achingly beautiful, bitingly satirical, and are always very, very small.”—Huffington Post

About the Author

'Slinkachu' is a London-based artist whose creations can be found in doorways and cracks in the pavement around the world. See more of his pictures at www.little-people.blogspot.co.uk --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.

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Really cool little book.
TheOriginalDrewski
You will love the street art from Slinkachu.
nizer
They are very creative and fun.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Dirgni Drofdrab on April 20, 2013
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If you've never seen Slinkachu's art, take advantage of amazon's "look inside" feature for Slinkachu's other book, Little People in the City." That's what I did and I bought both books. I got them to cheer myself up after surgery. They are very creative and fun.

Each scene is photographed close up and from a distance. The contrasts are fascinating and inspiring.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Doctor Krieger on March 13, 2013
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It's a great coffee table book that is sure to entertain guests as well as a bit of inspiration for silly dioramas in your neighborhood.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By A Griffen on March 11, 2013
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This is an awesome coffee table book. It is perfect for glancing through, and has already started conversations. Definitely a worth-while purchase.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By San Diego Project Wildlife Volunteer on January 30, 2013
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I had received an email that showed a few scenes from the book, which I had forwarded on to friends. So when I saw that there was an actual book, I grabbed it. It made the perfect token gift for college-age young man (who are hard to buy for w/o spending a lot of money), although it would work for any age or gender.
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Really cool little book. Ive been checking out his work for a little while now and am glad i found this little book that display his work so well. Would be cool if it was bigger, but is definitely big enough.
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By Kathleen on August 17, 2013
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My friend and I had seen this artist before and so I bought it for her for a gift it's fantastic!
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