Robert Nippoldt

»An illustrated journey through the America of the 20s & 30s«

Gangsters, Jazz & Hollywood

Take a trip through time to America’s 1920s and 30s. Book artist Robert Nippoldt together with jazz expert Hans-Jürgen Schaal and movie critic Daniel Kothenschulte introduce shady gangsters, swinging jazz greats and glittering Hollywood stars in a blend of captivating drawing, well-found facts and witty anecdotes. Be the recipient of Robert Nippoldt’s multi-acclaimed books with one of only 100 limited collector’s editions enclosed in a cloth slipcase together with the exclusive signed silkscreen “Legs and Stars”.

Daniel Kothenschulte studied art history, theater, film and television arts and German literature. Since 2001 he heads the film desk at the Frankfurter Rundschau daily newspaper. He has gathered Germany’s most important collection of classic Hollywood-glamour photographs and also spends his free time as a silent movie pianist.

Hans-Jürgen Schaal works as a freelance music journalist and author, edits Germany’s leading jazz magazine, “Jazz thing” and curates a series of concerts in southern Germany.

Robert Nippoldt“Gangsters, Jazz & Hollywood”
Collector’s edition by Robert Nippoldt with texts from Hans-Jürgen Schaal and Daniel Kothenschulte
Gerstenberg Verlag, 2011
ISBN 978-3-8369-1226-6 (German edition)
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Limited collector’s edition in cloth slipcase. Includes Robert Nippoldt’s original autographs of the following single titles:

  • Gangsters: the Chicago bosses
    144 pp., with 2-colored printed illustrations and one poster.
  • Jazz: New York in the Roaring Twenties
    144 pp., with 2-color printed illustrations and one CD.
  • Hollywood during the 1930s
    160 pp., with 2-color printed illustrations and six full-color pages.
  • “Legs and Stars” silkscreen printing on handmade paper, extra gold color, signed, 100 copies limited print run; format 21 x 33 cm

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