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The Sweeter Side of R. Crumb: Crumb, Robert

The Sweeter Side of R. Crumb

Crumb, Robert

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ISBN 10: 1846011140 / ISBN 13: 9781846011146
Published by MQ Publications Ltd, 2006
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Crumb harkens back to his humble American beginnings as a Cleveland greeting card illustrator, when his innate knack for the grotesque had to be suppressed for the perennial appeal of "cute." First printing with minor traces of edgewear only. Size: 8" - 11" First printing. Bookseller Inventory # 272438

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Title: The Sweeter Side of R. Crumb

Publisher: MQ Publications Ltd

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Robert Crumb

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

Book Type: book

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Described by art critic Robert Hughes as ?the Brueghel of the 20th century, ? Robert Crumb has become the only sixties counter culture artist to break through into the fine art world with great acclaim. Laura Hoptman, curator of the Carnegie International said, ?Crumb is one of the most subversive and important voices to come out of America in the 20th century?He's one of the greatest draftsmen of our time.? Now available for general distribution is The Sweeter Side of R. Crumb which is an exclusive collection of drawings that reveal the tender side of R. Crumb. Evocative haunting images of people and places such as Aline, his daughter Sophie, scenes from the village and region he lives in the South of France, Jesse Crumb, his first wife Dana and their son Jesse and of course the Blues musicians he treasures from his 78rpm record collection.

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Described by art critic Robert Hughes as "the Brueghel of the 20th century", Robert Crumb has become the only sixties counter culture artist to break through into the fine art world and today attracts celebrity collectors such as Steve Martin and author Alex Garland.

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