Lost: lost and found pet posters from around the world

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One of the first impulses of an owner who's lost a pet is to canvas the neighborhood with quickly made posters. And even if we haven't seen the wanderer in question, many of us stop to read these notices, which are often charming combinations of heartfelt pleas, humor, and handmade art.For the last decade, Ian Phillips has collected lost pet posters from around world. In Lost, Phillips selects from his vast collection those posters notable for their cleverness, humor, sorrow, entreaties, rewards, and-in several instances-sheer outlandishness ("Lost Lost Lost: one brown and white 'mottled' street duck. Does not answer to the name of Neither Norman"). For designers, artists, or anyone who wants to tap into the human and creative side of our everyday lives under stress, Lost is a book that tells a story on every page.As a collection, the posters represent an authentic folk art that expresses a commonality between the readers and the makers from the United States to China. For petowners everywhere, and for anyone who has very stopped to read a lost pet poster, Lost is a heart-warming tribute.
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Full title lost lost and found pet posters from around the world
Author phillips ian
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display_description Despite all the visual distractions of the digital age, one low-tech form of mass communication remains as popular as ever: the lost pet poster. Stapled to telephone poles and bulletin boards in cities and suburbs worldwide, these often hastily made signs are quirky combinations of hand-drawn illustration, emotional longing, and surprisingly offbeat humor. For more than a decade, artist and animal lover Ian Phillips collected lost and found pet posters from around the world.
LOST features the most notable selections from Phillips's collection chosen for their cleverness, humor, sorrow, entreaties, rewards, and—in several instances—sheer outlandishness. Featuring a veritable Noah's ark of animals—from everyday pets such as dog, cats, hamsters, and turtles to more unusual companions, including ferrets, parrots, cows, and cockatiels—these remarkable posters are their own form of folk art. Telling tales of friendship, loss, and hope, they are a powerful testament to the love and devotion shared by pet owners everywhere.
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subject_facet Pet loss -- Posters -- Catalogs, Pets -- Posters -- Catalogs, Phillips, Ian -- Poster collections -- Catalogs, Posters -- Catalogs, Posters -- Private collections -- Canada -- Catalogs
title_display Lost : lost and found pet posters from around the world
title_full Lost : lost and found pet posters from around the world / Ian Phillips, Lost Lost and Found Pet Posters from Around the World
title_short Lost :
title_sub lost and found pet posters from around the world
topic_facet Art, Nonfiction, Pet loss, Pets, Phillips, Ian, Poster collections, Posters, Private collections