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5.0 out of 5 stars Tolkien in pictures., 20 Sep 2013
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This review is from: Tolkien's World: Paintings of Middle-earth (Hardcover)
This book is full of beautiful illustrations. It brings Tolkiens world to life and I recommend to anyone who is reading any of his books, especially The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings, to get a copy of this.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Howe's excellent, the rest are good, May 16, 2000, 10 Sep 2012
This review is from: Tolkien's World: Paintings of Middle-earth (Hardcover)
There are 60 illustrations, excellent paintings, with the accompanying text that inspired it. The colours are very well down, and each painting is brilliantly done in terms of publication. There are nine artists represented. These are:
Inger Edelfeldt: 7 paintings

Tony Galuidi: 2 paintings

Roger Garland: 10 paintings

Robert Goldsmith: 2 paintings

Michael Hague: 7 paintings

John Howe:10 paintings

Alan Lee: 10 paintings

Ted Nasmith: 10 paintings

Caro Emery Phenix: 2 paintings

My personal favorite is John Howe. He brings out a lot of dark imagery. I don't know why, but Hague's stuff just does not appeal to me. I have seen him do Lewis's Pilgrim's Regress, and some other stuff, and I just don't like his style (also saw his illustrations for WIZARD OF OX). His are of THE HOBBIT. Galuidi has almost a computer generated quality, and his work is especially intriguing, although there are only 2 of his paintings in this collection. Lee is good. All in all, this is a fair book, collecting the paintings of artisits brining about their own vision of Tolkien's classic saga. Over all, a four star book (bumped up one star because of Howe's supreme quality).
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