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Awesome retrospective of Gogos’ work, mostly his portraits for “Famous Monsters” and other Universal-themed monster magazines and works his US postage stamp concepts were interesting.

He specialty were the mvie monsters from the Universal Studios series of the ‘ and ’40’s. David J Corwell rated it it was amazing Feb 26, My only problem with this book is that it lacks some of the art that is in the delux edition. Can you imagine being able to do such work with scenes from your favorite films or books. I went to Indianapolis to the relaunch of Famous Monsters and got to meet Basil.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. He has also been producing prints for sale through horror conventions and websites that do nothing for his reputation, although I am glad they provide him an income. Also covered were his illustrations for western novels and mens’ “adventure” magazines.

See details for description of any imperfections. On a closing note: Looking for beautiful books? I doubt that he sees anything of the thousands of dollars his originals bring in auction. The Art of Horror Movies: Open Preview See a Problem?


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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. You might not realize that you know this artist, but you know this artist. Burning Skies rated it liked it Aug 24, His intense colour and bold, impressionistic brushwork gave a unique sense of drama and sophistication to these iconic characters. Don’t get me baskl, I’m still glad I got the book, the quality of the reproductions are great, and it’s better than not having a book of his art.

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Andrew Wodzianski rated it really liked it Mar 15, Forget or forgive the boring and repetitive text endemic to such books as this. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Best Selling in Other Books See all. He is able to bring out something in the faces that reflects their uniqueness that ordinary photographs can’t seem to catch. The text does its best to keep up with the art but that’s just a tall order. Gogos was as much a part of Famous Monsters as maybe even Uncle Forry! Basil is the anchor of my childhood horror memories. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

I know it’s an art book, and Gosos’ work is obviously spectacular but the text included is mostly worthless filler. Early editions were produced so cheaply that the covers featured Warren wearing rubber masks.


Vanguard; First Edition edition April 1, Language: Customers who bought this item also bought. The Covers of Famous Moonster were his soapbox and he was heard around the world. Fxmous and Reviews Write a review. About this product Synopsis Basil Gogos changed the face of classic horror with his film monster portrait art. They are a horror in themselves.

Book Review: ‘Famous Monster Movie Art of Basil Gogos’

Unfortunately, I was a little disappointed – with a title like “Famous Monster Movie Art of Basil Gogos”, one would expect at least I did that it would concentrate on his off covers of monster and horror magazines, specifically Famous Monsters of Filmland, for which he is best known by many. I enjoyed Gogos explanation of his love of color and his insights into the world of illustration.

Star Wars didn’t kill FM, but for its last decade the magazine had to focus increasingly on whatever blockbuster Hollywood as putting out. Seeing his most memorable works collected here. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Michael rated it it was bqsil Oct 18, So this book put a name to the monster faces and introduced me to his amazing career. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.