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Sellebrity: My Angling and Tangling With Famous People Hardcover


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Phaidon Press; 1st edition (March 5, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0714842842
  • ISBN-13: 978-0714842844
  • Product Dimensions: 9.9 x 8.7 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,273,433 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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At the pulsating intersection of 60s iconography and iconoclasm stood George Lois, genius adman, who went on to sock it to the nation's eyeballs as Esquire's cover designer. As he publishes his visual memoir, Lois says he has no heirs. He may be right. $ellebrity toots its horn as loud and proud as the photo of Muhammad Ali that shouts from the cover.' (Vanity Fair) 'Packed full of amusing, insightful and always idiosyncratically opinionated anecdotes. Not to be missed.' (Creative Review) 'Fascinating and lavishly illustrated ... for anyone interested in how celebrity becomes iconography, in how fame sells, or in the huge creative boom in advertising in the Sixties, this book is unmissable.' (OK!) 'Inspirational ... Lois produced some of the most memorable covers in magazine history.' (Esquire) 'Will make you look trendy.' (Tatler) 'Irreverent in the extreme with no apparent order ... However, the lack of order does lend itself well to the content, which is stunningly original. The images generally have a real 'stand-alone' quality which makes $ellebrity a real page-turner ... Master of the aesthetic sell, he does not need to try hard to convince us of his genius.' (baseline)

About the Author

George Lois, a native New Yorker, became in 1958 Art Director of Doyle Dane Bernbach and started his first agency in 1960. He is the recipient of an AIGA Gold Medal, among other honours, and the author of two books on advertising. He continues to consult for major corporations.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By E. Burgoyne on August 15, 2004
Format: Hardcover
I worked for George Lois at the end of the 1990s. This book, well, it's George. They read like tales that are larger than life. And to some extent, I even think that's what he wants you to believe. But the essence of it all says something else, for George really does live his life this way. All or nothing. Larger than Life. I don't know how many stories he told that I didn't hang onto every word. The glint in his eye, the hint of a sly smile. George is one of the last great verbal story tellers. And when you do read his book and wonder at the stories yourself, I am reminded of one of George's last ad campaigns. It was a PSA campaign for the New York Blood Bank. The campaign would not have existed if it wasn't for George calling on some of his celebrity friends to offer their time for free. Trump, Ed Koch to name a few...
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