Guitar: The Shape of Sound (Phaidon, March 2023)

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Phaidon is pleased to announce GUITAR: THE SHAPE OF SOUND (March 2023, $59.95 US /$74.95 CAN), a celebration of 300 years of guitar design history, showcasing 100 of the finest and most innovative models such as Alden, D’Angelico, Fender, Gibson, and Gretsch. This volume unveils untold stories about enigmatic performers including the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, St Vincent, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Neil Young, and more.

Author Ultan Guilfoyle is an award-winning producer, director, and writer, whose films include Sketches of Frank Gehry (2006) and Making Space, Five Women Architects (2015). His books include The Motorcycle, Design, Art, Desire (Phaidon, 2020).