WorldCat Identities

Sloman, Paul

Overview
Works: 5 works in 38 publications in 2 languages and 1,496 library holdings
Genres: Catalogs 
Roles: Editor, Compiler, Author
Classifications: N7265.3, 709.5609045
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Sloman
Contemporary art in the Middle East by Nat Muller( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first in the cutting-edge ARTWORLD series which opens up the most challenging and underexposed art scenes in the world, which contains a collection of essays and art works, showcasing artists from the Middle East, in a collection that defies fixed categories, shifting instead through different artistic registers according to more subtle themes
Book art : iconic sculptures and installations made from books by Christine Antaya( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For centuries books have contained and presented the written words that have allowed humankind to study and interpret the world. Although the role of books is being aggressively questioned in our digital age, they continue to be objects of desire with an allure that goes far beyond their commercial value. Given this medium's persistent evolution over time, it should come as no surprise that the book has come to be a focus for many artists around the world. As texts have become readily available through different media, contemporary artists have been increasingly exploring the interplay between the function, structure, and format of books often literally deconstructing them using scalpels and knives. Book Art is a stunning 208-page documentation of current art, installation, and design created with and from books. The work is as diverse as books themselves: in some, sentences are cut and peeled out to create new contexts and more fluid meanings for narratives; in others, old printed pages are wound into threads which are then bound together into delicate objects, pieces of art that take months to make; in still others, the shapes of books are returned to the organic matter from which the paper they are printed on first came. The fascinating range of examples in Book Art is eloquent proof that despite or because of digital media's inroads as sources of text information the book's legacy as a carrier of ideas and communication is being expanded today in the creative realm. -- Publisher Description
Paper : tear, fold, rip, crease, cut by Paul Sloman( Book )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paper: Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut focuses on all aspects of paper manipulation. The book covers a wide range of techniques including drawing, painting, sculpture, collage, paper folding, cut-out, pop-up, and installation. Paper is one of the world's oldest materials and still one of the most widely used and this book celebrates paper in all its glory, providing an analogue remedy to the digital world. Paper profiles over 50 artists and designers who work with the medium, including Robert Ryan and Rachel Whiteread. Paper also offers a history of the material, from the ancient process of paper manufacture in Ancient China, to the most recent technological advances. From the traditional arts of origami, bookmaking, the humble paper aeroplane and paper plates to recent, groundbreaking product design Paper is a critical look at how paper is used today. Paper also boasts an interactive design which allows the reader to experience the art of paper firsthand--folding, cutting and manipulating the book to create their own paper objects and designs. Pushing the limits of the medium to its extremes, Paper: Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut is an interactive, intelligent and comprehensive look at paper today
New fashion photography by Paul Sloman( Book )

10 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Find out who's making their mark in a new century--and era--of fashion photography. The 21st century has brought about seismic changes in photography, technology, fashion, and art. At the nexus of these exciting movements is a group of fashion photographers who are breaking ground in a variety of ways, including cultural referencing, digital imaging, photo manipulation, and the use of new media. This stunningly illustrated book profiles more than 30 artists from around the world through exclusive interviews, commentary, and beautiful images. From Nick Knight's paint-soaked portrait of Lady Gaga to Mikes Aldridge's dark surrealism to Alice Hawkins's explorations of body image through satire, new fashion portraiture is challenging conventional ideas of beauty by confronting us with the unexpected. Throughout the book, these photographers explore new avenues previously off-limits in the world of couture, opening the art of fashion photography to thrilling possibilities--Provided by publisher
Inventors and inventions( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes different inventions created throughout history, covering such topics as the creator, circumstances that led to the item's creation, current manifestation, and significance for each invention
 
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Contemporary art in the Middle East
Languages
English (37)

German (1)

Covers
Book art : iconic sculptures and installations made from booksPaper : tear, fold, rip, crease, cutInventors and inventions