Pop Surrealism: The Rise of Underground Art

Overview

First comprehensive survey of the Pop Surrealism/Lowbrow art movement. 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
• a forward by Kirsten Anderson
• images from twenty-three of the movment's top artists ...
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Overview

First comprehensive survey of the Pop Surrealism/Lowbrow art movement. 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
• a forward by Kirsten Anderson
• images from twenty-three of the movment's top artists including: Anthony Ausgang, Glenn Barr, Tim Biskup, Kalynn Campbell, The Clayton Brothers, Joe Coleman, Camille Rose Garcia, Alex Gross, Charles Krafft, Liz McGrath, Scott Musgrove, Niagara, The Pizz, Lisa Petrucci, Mark Ryden, Isabel Samaras, Todd Schorr, Shag, Robert Williams, and Eric White.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780867196184
  • Publisher: Last Gasp of San Francisco
  • Publication date: 9/28/2004
  • Pages: 153
  • Sales rank: 820,658
  • Product dimensions: 10.50 (w) x 10.60 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Kirsten Anderson is the owner and curator of the influential Roq la Rue art gallery in Seattle, WA.
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