Malicious Resplendence: The Paintings of Robert Williams
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Malicious Resplendence: The Paintings of Robert Williams

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The definitive collection of the oeuvre of the infamous low-brow artist Robert Williams. This is simply the most handsome book in the 23 year history of Fantagraphics. 300 pages in a 12' x 12' full-color format features over 200 paintings spanning Williams' life and career, reproduced with breathtaking clarity on glossy paper.
Paperback, 300 pages
Published January 17th 2004 by Fantagraphics (first published 1998)
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May 27, 2009 Andy rated it 5 of 5 stars
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...more
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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