Jerry Alten started as Art Directorof TV GUide in 1967, and for almost 50 years he engaged the world's greatest illustrators to provide the artwork for the pages of the widest circulated magazine in the world. Unlike entertainment magazines today, the digest-sized magazine relied almost solely on illustration, and in many cases, it helped to support the careers of many of the illustrators. Jerry Alten provides a view behind-the-scenes of a magaine that featured some of America's greatest celebrities, the artist who painted them, and the interesting, highly entertaining, and sometimes outrageous interactions between subject, artist, and art director.The book si also a nostalgic look at the people who helped make the medium what is is today.
|Title||:||The Art of TV Guide|
|Publisher||:||Bangzoom Pub - 2007|