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The Berlin Years

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Marcel Dzama has changed everything about art that involves alligators and men in bear costumes holding guns. Dzama is from Winnipeg, and his work shows frequently in New York and on Beck's album covers. Sometimes he paints with root beer. This book— it's not even a book at all, really — is an envelope with 32 loose-leaf prints good enough to frame; plus a scrapbook; plus ...more
Paperback, 65 pages
Published December 28th 2006 by McSweeney's (first published June 10th 2003)
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Emm ☿ Synklaire
Like, not really a book. Not per say.
More a collection of drawings, even more suave than they are bizarre. I fell for Dzama's surreal little peoples and olive-drab critters after seeing his illustrations for Grimble in Noisy Outlaws, etc... . And how could you not?
sara
Feb 10, 2008 sara rated it it was amazing
I'm loving this. Not a "good read" but fantastic illustrations. Can't wait to frame some.
Nate D
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Shelves: art
The odd fascination of endless rows of uncanny figures, etc.
Olivia  Robin
Aug 24, 2008 Olivia Robin rated it it was amazing
dzama paints with root beer. enough said.
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Marcel Dzama is a Canadian contemporary artist known for his surrealistic, colourful depictions of characters and creatures.
He uses a wide variety of materials to create his artworks. He works in collage, paint, sculpture, film, and other mediums.
His work has been exhibited in a number of prominent museums in Europe and North America, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Richard
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