Luna Luna: The Art Amusement Park (Hardcover)

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Description


A landmark book documenting the first-ever art amusement park – launched in 1987 in Hamburg, Germany – in anticipation of its global reintroduction

In the late 1980s, more than 30 of the era’s most acclaimed artists – including Jean-Michel Basquiat, David Hockney, Roy Lichtenstein, Salvador Dalí, and Keith Haring – designed unique and fully operational fairground attractions specifically for the original park, including rides, interactive sculptures, games, performances, and music.

Each artist’s contribution is documented in photographs that show the artist at work, with details of the artworks, and showing the art in the context of the exhibition. Giving access to rare artworks that have not been widely viewed in 35 years, this book is being published for the first time in English with an updated preface.

About the Author


André Heller is an acclaimed international multimedia artist. He is the creator of best-selling books, largescale flying and floating sculptures, and garden artworks, and has had a platinum-selling career as a singer and songwriter. In addition to directing shows, plays, circuses, films, and operas, he has also designed fire spectacles, labyrinths, and museums. He lives and works between Vienna and Marrakech.

Praise For…


As featured in the FT, Elle Decoration, It's Nice That and Hypebae.

Best Design Books of 2023 - Elle Decoration

'Embark on a rare visual journey that meticulously documents the works through the artists’ processes and their original sketches ... Break out your spandex, leg warmers, and neon big hair accessories, and join Phaidon on this whimsical visual ride.' – Forbes



Product Details
ISBN: 9781838666941
ISBN-10: 183866694X
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Publication Date: February 15th, 2023
Pages: 336
Language: English