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Pop Surrealism: The Rise of Underground Art
With its origins in 1960's hot rod culture and underground comics, Pop Surrealism has evolved into a vilified, vital, and exciting art movement. Includes: - informative essays by art luminaries Robert Williams, Carlo McCormick, and Larry Reid- Foreword by Kirsten Anderson- images from twenty-three of the movment's top artists including: Anthony Ausgang, Kalynn Campbell, Th ...more
Hardcover, 156 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by Last Gasp
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Very illuminating as to what is going on in the real art scene, not the pretentious abstact-i've-seen-it-already-a-million-times-before and done by every wannabe artist that gets out of art school. these are what will be considered masterpieces in about 75 to 100 years from now. some are cute, some are disturbing, some are gross, some are clever, some are ugly, some are obtuse. but none are facile or shock you for shock's sake. they do what art is supposed to do - get a reaction and make you thi ...more
Kinda like it so far....I will update after fully read. Seems to be trying to be too heady and arty...if those are words for a book. BUT the pictures are wonderful. I like the reader engagement of EDGYcute better so far! Its a good one tho.