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Faces Of Time: 75 Years of Time Cover Portraits Hardcover – 3 Sep 1998

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  • Hardcover: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown US (3 Sept. 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0821224980
  • ISBN-13: 978-0821224984
  • Product Dimensions: 1.9 x 24.1 x 31.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,139,616 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Book Description

* A fascinating look at the century's outstanding personalities - seen through the eyes of our most celebrated artists - as immortalised on the covers of TIME.

About the Author

Frederick Voss is historian for the Permanent Collection and curator of the TIME collection at the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.

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the book contents is a good read but the book arrived dirty and uncleaned all it needed was a quick wipe.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Summary 12 Dec. 1999
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'Celebrating Time's 75th anniversary, this book presents work commissioned for the magazine's cover by some of the century's best-known artists, ranging from Andrew Wyeth's portrait of Dwight Eisenhower to Andy Warhol's Michael Jackson.This book presents seventy-five artworks commissioned for the magazine's covers by some of the century's best-known artists, from Dwight Eisenhower by Andrew Wyeth to Michael Jackson by Andy Warhol. Faces of TIME accompanied an exhibition organized by the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D. C. Among the outstanding covers reproduced are Roy Lichtenstein's dynamic 1968 image of Bobby Kennedy, Ben Shahn's Martin Luther King, Jr., and Gerald Scarfe's papier-mache caricatures of the Beatles. Jay Leno relates his feelings - and his mother's reaction - to being pictured on the cover of TIME. Frederick S. Voss provides a visual history of the magazine and shows how making it onto the cover of TIME has come to be the ultimate accolade.' - From The Publisher
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wow! 17 Sept. 2003
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I bought this book for my classroom and wondered later why I picked it up. When I really looked through the book, I found some really great art focusing on important personas from the 20th Century. It is a really nice book to have. A keepsake.
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an exciting collection of master portraits of influential personalties of the 20th century.
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