Goth The Design, Art and Fashion of a Dark Subculture

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-05-02
  • Publisher: Carlton Books
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A visually compelling look at one of the most popular and compelling styles in art, fashion, and literature: the Gothic
Goth-inspired chic is very much a part of contemporary culture—especially for a cool young tribe with a penchant for black. But it also has a long history stretching over centuries, becoming a distinctive narrative form that encompasses everything from art and architecture to literature, fashion, film, television, digital media, graphic novels, and music. Marvelously adaptable, the gothic aesthetic has proven fertile ground for endless imaginative reinvention, and this collection provides the first fully illustrated introduction to every aspect of the phenomenon—one that is truly without boundaries and ever-evolving.

New paperback edition of Gothic.

Author Biography

Chris Roberts is a music journalist and film critic. He has written for a variety of international publications and websites, including, in the UK, Classic Rock, Guardian, Melody Maker, NME, Sounds, Elle, Ikon, the Daily Telegraph, and Empire.

Artist and sculptor Hywel Livingstone has a Masters in History of Art from Bristol University and has exhibited widely in the UK as well as being artist-in-residence at Franconia Sculpture Park, Minnesota.

Emma Baxter-Wright is a fashion journalist who has contributed to many publications, such as The FaceCosmopolitan, and Marie Claire. She is the author of Duffy (ACC Editions), a photo-book on the English fashion photographer Brian Duffy, as well as The Little Book of Chanel and The Little Book of Schiaparelli, both published by Carlton.

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