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Artist, Illustrator and Custom toy maker Huck Gee showcases his art in this all new limited edition book. Huck is recognized as one of the originators of the toy art movement. Over the last eight years world wide demand for Huck s work has soared making his toys the most sought and coveted in the medium. His works have been showcased around the globe and even found their way into the permanent collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art in NYC. Simple lines and elegant forms define these wonderful character as they ready themselves for action. Also on display are Huck s many collaborative projects with everyone from Kidrobot to Coca-Cola to DC Shoes. An amazing collection of art from a true original.
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A UK native, Huck Gee is a contemporary artist, illustrator, toy maker, and designer best known by toy enthusiasts for his iconic Skullhead character and Gold Life art creations. Heavily influenced by Japanese and Hong Kong pop art, Gee calls his style Bastardized Asian Pop Culture . The demand for Huck s Custom Toy Art and illustrations has grown quite immense, with small runs of hand crafted Art Toys and original prints selling out in seconds online and shipping to art collectors worldwide. Huck s works have been exhibited in galleries worldwide and in 2007 his Hello My Name Is 8 Dunny was accepted into the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in NYC. In addition, Huck has also consigned several pieces for one of the world s leading fine art auction houses: Christie s Auction House. He s released numerous limited production toys through Kidrobot including some of the most exclusive and sought after Dunnys to date, figures for The Standard, DJ Qbert, and a series of figures for Barney s New York which came dressed in the 2005 spring collections of five of the world s most famous fashion designers: Marc Jacobs, Dries Van Noten, Jil Sander, Rick Owens, and Duckie Brown. His extraordinary skills with customizing vinyl toys earned him the title of Best Customizer in the 2009 Kidrobot Artist Awards. Most recently Huck collaborated with Ken Block and DC Shoes for Ken s Monster World Rally Team WRC logo entitled Blockhead . Coinciding with this project were several limited edition shoe and clothing runs. Huck currently maintains a studio in San Francisco and when not busy planning world domination, he spends his free time playing with his daughter and pretending to be a racecar driver. Not necessarily at the same time.Review:
HUCK GEE is the greatest custom toy artist on the planet - Paul Budnitz (Founder of Kidrobot) --The Art of Huck Gee Foreward by Paul Budnitz
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Book Description Presto Art, 2011. Condition: New. Huck Gee (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0982404778
Book Description Presto Art, 2011. Hardcover. Condition: Brand New. first edition. 152 pages. 9.00x6.30x0.70 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # __0982404778