One of the innovators of cartoon expressionism, The Pizz , whose graphics have graced pop culture magazines and record covers for 20 years, explores America’s underbelly in violent, mesmerizing panels. This collection gathers his most popular work and provides a view of his artistic evolution. Underscoring the angry, surreal tenor of America’s lowbrow, The Pizz creates an alternative to the phony glitz of today’s disposable pop culture.
Over 80 full color reproductions
Forward by Robert Williams
Text by The Pizz
Chris Mars' painting style, examples of which graced all of his album covers, is marked by nightmarish landscapes and grotesque, distorted figures. He draws inspiration from his older brother's struggle with schizophrenia. This book was manufactured with respect for the environment, workers rights, and human rights.
An internationally recognized tattoo artist, Scott Harrison is infamous for his peculiar cartoon imagery and lack of finesse. He has tattooed all over the US, as well as Europe and Japan. His clients have included such diverse celebrities as Master P, Kiki Smith, Tony Fitzpatrick, and a good chunk of the cast of Miami Ink. Harrison’s paintings have been exhibited in galleries and museums around North America and Europe. He has an MA in illustration, and taught cartooning at New York’s School of Visual Arts. Harrison currently lives and works in Portland, Oregon.