Taller Than Trees (Hardcover)

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- Taller Than Trees celebrates the serene nature found in the bustle of New York City. Perfect for New York tour memories as an homage to the vitality of the city - Features AR experiences accessible only through the book to discover new content, maps, and photographs - Includes multimedia depiction of what it feels like to be a true New Yorker, including photography by Jean Andre Antoine, excerpts by Toni Morisson, and hand drawn graphite art by Mary Reilly - Black and white book mimics the concrete jungle of the city, while also celebrating its greenery. Perfect fit for any home Studio 96 Publishing's latest mixed-media coffee table book captures the beauty and respite found in New York City parks, through the work of hyper-realist graphite artist Mary Reilly. The title is a celebration of nature in New York, an often looked over aspect of the city yet vital to every real New Yorker. Traversing the five boroughs, Taller Than Trees includes moody photography by prominent artists Luc Kordas and Jean- Andre Antoine, excerpts by Toni Morisson, and essays by Tim Kelleher. As with all Studio Publishing books, this title comes to life through the S96 app. Readers can hover their phone over the page to reveal the original photographs of the scenes Mary drew, putting the extent of her hyper-realistic talent into perspective. Readers can also discover where she drew each of her drawings, by tapping the interactive map that comes to life on page 17, called Mary's Maps. Foreword by Roberta Olsen, the Curator of Drawings at the New York Historical Society.

About the Author

New York native Mary Reilly studied art at SUNY Purchase, the School of Visual Arts, the Art Students League of New York, and the National Academy School of Fine Arts. After a short stint as a graphic designer, Reilly chose a career in fine art instead. She studied with artists Frederick Brosen and Sharon Sprung, who both work with graphite and often in photorealistic styles. Mary Reilly is devoted to drawing in graphite, her medium of choice.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781736326688
ISBN-10: 1736326686
Publisher: Studio 96 Nyp
Publication Date: May 25th, 2022
Pages: 144
Language: English