Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Woodcutter, painter, cosmopolitan and Belgian-born Frans Masereel (–) was one of the greatest woodcut artists of the twentieth century. . Masereel’s Passionate Journey occurs entirely in his series of woodcuts, rather like a black-and-white movie, as Thomas. Passionate Journey has ratings and 18 reviews. Produced in , Passionate Journey uses Masereel’s simple and precise woodcuts to present a story of. Results 1 – 30 of 97 Passionate Journey by Frans Masereel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at
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Passionate Journey by Frans Masereel
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For those interested in Graphic Novels – readers and artists alike – it’s an amazing example of the genre. I’ve read this over and again. He returns to the city life, and eventually retires.
Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Spip rated it it was amazing Jun 20, Terry Mulcahy rated it it was amazing Nov 19, The story follows the life of a prototypical early 20th-century everyman after he enters a city. I pulled it out from my bookshelf recently and had a much deeper appreciation of it the second time around. Set up a giveaway. This work of art is copyrighted in its source country until after Apr 21, Morgan rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Passionate Journey: A Vision in Woodcuts
It is, perhops, eosier to form o concept of this work if one looks ot Mosereel’s first woodcut novel, Die Passion eines Menscfien, os o short story told in twenty-five woodcuts, ond ol Possionole Journey os o novel told in woodcuts, in regord to length ond norrotive intricocies.
The book opens with the un-named man’s arrival by train. The intricacy of Masereel’s woodcuts aren’t apparent at first, but as you go on in the story and as you re-read the book, the raw emotion and verve of the main and really only character in the narrative will grad you and pull you int This is a book that will take you days to really read.
Public domain and Wikipedia: Please try again later. A must read for any graphic artist or comic fan. The populority o[ Mosereel wos due in lorge port to the interest ond enthusiosm o[ the Germon publisher Kurt Wolff, who published cheop editions of Mosereel’s distinctive books for the geneiol public. You will be captivated from beginning to end: Benjamin Litherland rated it it was amazing Nov 08, Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
A series of woodcuts telling a story of mostly everyday encounters. Mosereel loter integroted this technique of unembellished block-ond-white imoges into his woodcuts ond estoblished o distinct style thot is, todoy, immediotely recognizoble os his trqdemork. I had this paperback some years ago and misplaced it.
A Novel in Woodcuts. These religious books made frequent use of allegory, also prominent in Masereel’s works—though Masereel replaces the religious archetypes of mediaeval morality plays with those from socialist ideology.
Masereel uses an emotional, Expressionistic style to create a narrative replete with allegorysatireand social criticism —a visual style he continued with throughout his career. This wordless book had quite a hypnotic effect on me. We see that life in an uneven, even surreal pace.