This distinctive collection showcases one of illustration’s most original stars. Inspired by vintage comics and period advertisements, Gary Taxali tweaks conventional styling and contexts to cast light on life’s constant paradoxes. Sex, love, consumer frenzy, or just that longing for something else—Taxali covers all the bases.
Creating vibrant images with consummate skill, his work is bold and evocative. Whether adolescent obsessions or middleaged angst, Taxali delves into the desires and preoccupations that make us human.Forewords by Aimee Mann & Shepard FaireyGary Taxali is a contemporary illustrator living and working in Ontario, Canada. Taxali has gained widespread recognition and numerous awards for his work in illustration and design. In 2011, Taxali was commissioned to design six limited edition coins for the royal Canadian Mint.Hardcover: 144 pages, approx. 8" x 7"