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Robert Williams Father of Exponential Imagination HC

Product Number: 9781683960270


Author: Robert Williams

Artist: Robert Williams

Publisher: Fantagraphics Books

This career retrospective showcases the lowbrow artists realistic oil paintings, drawings, sculptures, and works in other media. This is a comprehensive, career-spanning, collection of the iconic painters fine art, including every one of his oil paintings, along with a selection of his drawings, sculptures, and multimedia works. Williams pursued a career as a fine arts painter years before joining the art studio of Ed 'Big Daddy' Roth in the mid-1960s. From this position, he moved into the rebellious, anti-war circles of early underground comix, as one of the celebratedZap cartoonists. Featuring an introductory essay by Coagula Art Journal founder Mat Gleason, along with a new art manifesto and foreword by Williams himself (the former of whom brought the term 'lowbrow' into the fine arts lexicon), as well as tons of rare photos and ephemera.

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