Mike Giant: Muerte

Overview

Mike Giant has achieved fame as a graffiti artist, illustrator and tattooist. Black ink is Giant's specialty and whether his medium is concrete, paper or skin his signature style - made up of equal parts Mexican folk art and Japanese illustration - is unmistakable. All over the world his style is renowned and followed. Latin and Hispanic culture play a major role in the execution of his silhouettes, which often resemble buxom pin-up femme fatale's and assorted other voluptuous characters, often with skulls and ...
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Overview

Mike Giant has achieved fame as a graffiti artist, illustrator and tattooist. Black ink is Giant's specialty and whether his medium is concrete, paper or skin his signature style - made up of equal parts Mexican folk art and Japanese illustration - is unmistakable. All over the world his style is renowned and followed. Latin and Hispanic culture play a major role in the execution of his silhouettes, which often resemble buxom pin-up femme fatale's and assorted other voluptuous characters, often with skulls and animal tentacles (for good measure). Be them shapely graceful figures or flashy femme fatale's from various era's and cultures, Mike Giant's characters from every opoque guarantee a stellar viewing experience. Muerte is the jewel in the crown of the 36 Chambers series.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788888493190
  • Publisher: Drago Arts and Communication
  • Publication date: 8/6/2007
  • Pages: 96
  • Product dimensions: 9.48 (w) x 5.90 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Meet the Author

Mike Giant has grown into one of the most prolific and versatile artists of his generation. Born in New York and raised in New Mexico, after studying architecture, Giant started doing graphics for Think Skateboards in San Francisco. In recent years, Giant has begun showing his work in international galleries. In May 2002, he travelled to Tokyo to participate in a group exhibition. In 2005 Giant and Shepard Fairey went head to head in a collaborative exhibition called "Giant vs. Giant". Recently, Giant was invited to create work on site at the Bologna Art Fair in 2008.
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