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Malicious Resplendence: The Paintings of Robt. Williams

4.76 of 5 stars 4.76  ·  rating details  ·  33 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Our most deluxe production ever, this is the definitive career retrospective of infamous lowbrow painter Robert Williams, one of the most notorious fine artists of the last 50 years. Springing from Big Daddy Roth's studio in the 1960s to become one of the legendary Zap underground comix collective, Williams has since become a legendary painter. His mastery of oil paint riv ...more
Hardcover, 300 pages
Published March 1st 1998 by Fantagraphics Books (first published 1998)
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May 27, 2009 Andy rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: nudists
Shelves: art-gallery
The ultimate Robert Williams compilation, America's premier artist never fails to amuse and astound with his complex and intense visions. The book includes a bio on the wild man himself (goofin' off with Crumb and S. Clay) and insane fever dreams spanning over thirty years of insanity.

All the hits are here: Hot Rod Race, Appetite For Destruction (the infamous G&R cover), the Hitchhiker Arm-Hacker, the Deborah Harry Almost-Killed-By-Ted-Bundy death trap painting, Apathy Sickle, and all the sy
John Morrison
My all time favorite artist!! It was a must have back in art school.
This was out of print for a while. I was so pleased when I was able to buy it from Amazon at a reasonable price. For a while there it was going on Ebay for hundreds of dollars. If you like Robt. Williams, you pretty much have to have this.
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Robert Williams is an American painter, cartoonist, and founder of Juxtapoz Art & Culture Magazine.
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