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Vroman's Celebrates 125 years with special anniversary events

Matt Mahurin discusses and signs Tom Waits by Matt Mahurin

book signing with Matt Mahurin Friday November 1st at 7pm

This visually arresting book is a testament to the unique collaboration, going back three decades, between the photographer and illustrator Matt Mahurin and the musician Tom Waits.

Having shot magazine portraits, album covers, and music videos of Waits, Mahurin was inspired to resurrect 100 dormant film negatives as a jumping off point to explore his own surreal, poetic, and occasion-ally dark vision. The images vary from traditional por-traits to ones that capture Waits in concert--but the majority are richly imagined scenes in which Waits is more muse than musician. In addition to the diverse images, the book includes a foreword by Waits, an essay by Mahurin on their longtime collaboration, and 20 original paintings, drawings, photographs, and digital images inspired by Waits's song titles. (ABRAMS)

Those wishing to get books signed will be asked to purchase at least one copy of the author's most recent title from Vroman's. For each purchased copy of the newest title, customers may bring up to three copies from home to be signed. This policy applies to all Vroman's Bookstore events unless otherwise noted. Save your Vroman's receipt; it will be checked when you enter the signing line.

Event date: 
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
695 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101
Tom Waits by Matt Mahurin Cover Image
By Matt Mahurin, Tom Waits (Foreword by)
$50.00
ISBN: 9781419739095
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 29th, 2019

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