Hysteria in Remission: Comics and Drawings

Hysteria in Remission Comics and Drawings Legendary imagist painter Robert Williams sprang from the custom car culture of Southerm Californial and the roots of the underground comix movement Though Known today as one of the world s most icono

  • Title: Hysteria in Remission: Comics and Drawings
  • Author: Robert L.Williams II
  • ISBN: 9781560974659
  • Page: 400
  • Format: Paperback
  • Legendary imagist painter Robert Williams sprang from the custom car culture of Southerm Californial and the roots of the underground comix movement Though Known today as one of the world s most iconoclastic fine artists, Williams is also and foremost a cartoonist As one of the original Zap artists along with R Crumb, Willims eventually transcended the world of comicsLegendary imagist painter Robert Williams sprang from the custom car culture of Southerm Californial and the roots of the underground comix movement Though Known today as one of the world s most iconoclastic fine artists, Williams is also and foremost a cartoonist As one of the original Zap artists along with R Crumb, Willims eventually transcended the world of comics by cultivating his mastery of oil paints and forging a career as the preeminent artist and model of the Oustider art movement Hysteria in REmission collects all of Willimas comix art and illustration work This comprehensive collection includes Williams s contributions to such legendary underground anthologies as ZAP, Snatch, Arcade, Cocaine Comix, and much of which has been out of print for over 25 years This book features two introductions, one by Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers creator and Zap chort Gilbert Shelton, and the other by Williams himself, contextualizing his comix work within his better known career as a painter.

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    1. Hell, was this worth the dough! This collection of Williams' comics, ads and covers is the perfect vehicle for Williams' lowbrow-est excursions. Great format, paper and printing, and the technique exhibited here is a thing for many, many cartoonists/non-cartoonists to behold and praise; overwhelming at times it is, yet I didn't encounter any problem with that. There are several particularly vulgar and nasty pages in here, but I just guess that Williams never really missed the point of what he wa [...]

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