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Wayne White: Maybe Now I'll Get the Respect I So Richly Deserve is a monumental 400 page look at the deadpan, strange and endlessly mesmerizing body of work White has created in his 30 plus year career as a fine artist, illustrator, and director. Divided into two chapters and with an extended interview between Todd Oldham and the artist, this monograph first takes an intim ...more
Hardcover, 432 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Ammo Books (first published May 1st 2009)
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Mimi Pond
FANTASTIC! BEST ART BOOK EVER! Wayne White is a marvel to behold. His take on popular culture is astonishing, not to be missed!
Bobby Dixon
Excellent! Such a huge inspiration.
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Wayne White, who hails from rural Tennessee, is a Pop Art renaissance man. Largely self-taught, he has worked for three decades as an illustrator, painter, cartoonist and puppeteer. He is the creative mind behind a bevy of projects, ranging from the surrealistic Eighties television show Pee-wee’s Playhouse (for which he won three Emmy’s for his puppet designs) to art direction for the unforgettable Peter Gabriel video “B
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The documentary "Beauty Is Embarassing", by filmmaker Neil Berkeley and featuring artist Wayne White, formally introduced me to Wayne White's art, though apparently I grew up with his ideas, thanks to Pee Wee's Playhouse. His mission: to make art enjoyable. Good stuff. See the film!
I recommend watching the documentary "Beauty is Embarrassing" about this artist. Very enjoyable and on netflix instant streaming.
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Jacky Todd Oldham is an American fashion designer originally from Corpus Christi, Texas. He hosted a segment called "Todd Time" on MTV's House of Style in the 1990s. He produced a clothing line associated with the Warner Brothers Batman Forever. Oldham designs furniture and home accessories for the La-Z-Boy Furniture company and was named creative director for Old Navy effective Oct. 1, 2007.

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