Muerte (36 Chambers Series)
Muerte (36 Chambers Series)

Muerte (36 Chambers Series)

  • Publish Date: 2009-03-21
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Mike Giant
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The renowned graffiti artist, illustrator and tattooist, Mike Giant,has been bringing his signature style to concrete, paper and skin for years. Now, he collates his masterpieces in an enticing volume. Muerte is a vibrant celebration of the master of black ink and a jewel in the crown of the Dragos36 Chambers series.Drawing inspiration from Mexican folk art and Japanese illustration, his unique images depict everything from voluptuous femme fatales to skulls and animal tentacles.
Mike Giant has the rare ability to create technical and precise drawings, but also show depth and soul in everything he does Matt Revelli, editor of Juxtapoz Magazine.
Flawless lines and the use of low key icons are only one aspect of Mike Giants work. Check out what lies beneath. Though everything seems controlled, under the surface there is an incredible amount of references one can find. His references are not only about folk art or religious or philosophical, there is much more. It is a lacquered, trapped in time, reflection of the world complexity where love and hate mix, where everything is dual, so simple and yet so hard to live. In this sense, being a great and original artist, Mike Giant has this capacity to go beyond and bring us back the unseen, the unspoken.-Magda Danysz, renowned gallerist of contemporary art.

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