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Beautiful Nightmares [French] [Board book]

Nicoletta Ceccoli
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  • Board book
  • Publisher: Venusdea (23 Nov 2011)
  • Language: French
  • ISBN-10: 2302020138
  • ISBN-13: 978-2302020139
  • Product Dimensions: 27.4 x 23 x 3.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 199,983 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars So nightmares can be beautiful... 12 May 2013
By Brida TOP 500 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
Format:Board book|Verified Purchase
I stumbled across this collection of art quite by accident. Although I cannot remember now what I had originally been searching for, BEAUTIFUL NIGHTMARES was recommended by Amazon. Without seeing nay of the artwork, I merely went on reviews both on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk.

The title of this book perfectly describes the pieces by Nicoletta Ceccoli. There is undoubtedly something very beautiful about the pictures, but when you study them in more details, there is often also something quite nightmarish about them too. The pictures are organised into five chapters - Babes in Toyland, Beautiful Nightmares, Water Girls, Forbidden Fruit and finally Weird and Wonderful. At the end there is a short biography of Ceccoli, a bibliography and then credits for each picture included in the collection. From this final section, I learnt that Ceccoli has illustrated books which have been published in English - from seeing her work here, I am now eager to source some of these works too.

It is hard to try and put across what it is about this book that I love so much. The pictures themselves range from the quiet simplicity of the cover detail ('Angelica' page 109), to the more surreal ('Arcadia' page 112). Some of the pictures seem to suggest an obvious link - 'Snow White', for instance - whereas others make you conjure possible stories to go alongside them - for instance, 'The Battle' page 90.
Personally, my favourites include 'Flora' (page 98), 'Farfalla' (page 120) and 'Blue Bird' (page 121).
If you are interested in seeing some examples of her work, I suggest you start with her website, nicolettaceccoli.com.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Stunning!!!!! 6 Sep 2012
By sushi77
Format:Board book|Verified Purchase
I really love these art books that artists publish of their work and this one didn't disappoint. The illustrations are totally breathtaking, please please get this book, you won't be disappointed!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars beautifully illustrated book 30 Aug 2014
By sair
Format:Board book|Verified Purchase
Beautfiully illustrated book, love this lady's artwork, a visual if slightly disturbing at times feast for the eyes! Lovely high quality too.
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5.0 out of 5 stars DARK,SAD AND BEAUTIFUL 1 Aug 2014
By lolly
Format:Board book
STUNNING ARTWORK WITH IMAGINATION BEYOND WORDS.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Dreamy landscapes take you far far away! 16 Jan 2013
By Krista Gassib - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Board book|Verified Purchase
Beautiful pictures fill this hard to find book. Great collection of Nicoletta's work. I will treasure this book for years!
5.0 out of 5 stars Exquisite art 8 Dec 2012
By Catherine Hensley - Published on Amazon.com
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This book is eye candy for any art doll maker, lover. The inspiration I have found in this book, I had not expected. I am so glad I stumbled upon Nicoletta Ceccoli.
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