The Comedy Carpet Blackpool: the Making of a World Class Monument to Comedy

The Comedy Carpet Blackpool: the Making of a World Class Monument to Comedy

By: Graham McCann (author), Gordon Young (author)Hardback

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Laid out in front of Blackpool Tower in England's famous seaside resort, the Comedy Carpet is the largest work of public art in Europe. Thousands of jokes and quotations by more than 850 comedians and writers from the early days of variety to the present day are set in 2200 square meters of granite and concrete in a design inspired by theater posters and bill stickers.

About Author

Gordon Young was director of the Welsh Sculpture Trust before becoming a full-time artist. Graham McCann is the bestselling author of books on Cary Grant, Woody Allen, and Marilyn Monroe.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781861543394
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9781861543394
  • ISBN10: 1861543395

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