Friday, June 20, 2008

Creepy Beautiful


Graphic artist Charley Harper has been getting a lot of buzz lately on account of a huge, expensive career retrospective by Todd Oldham.

Harper specialized in serigraph nature studies.

His print above, of a cow getting eaten by piranha, is a great example of his flat, graphic style.

2 comments:

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Brentus Woodus said...

Interesting.

I would love to learn more about this craftsman of fine line. I'll poke around on Amazon.com and see what I can find.

Seems like the guy has an odd slant on things, judging from his cow/piranha print. Wonder if he'd play nice with Bruce McCall on my bookshelf?