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The Book of Shrigley


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ISBN13: 9780811851220
ISBN10: 0811851222
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Pop artist David Shrigley's work is immediate, sometimes rude, and very funny, "like a psychotic version of Matt Groening's 'Life in Hell' cartoons" (The Guardian). His darkly brilliant, addictively hilarious scrawls from the subconscious have already made him a star in the UK, with a growing legion of fans around the globe. The Book of Shrigley is the most extensiveand the first widely availableshowcase of his edgy but accessible off-kilter vision. Here are bad-tempered pets, strange attractions, work, S-E-X, knitting, wrestling, and a host of other everyday activities, dangers, and amusements laid bare in Shrigley's urgently illustrated panels and wickedly mischievous punch lines. Made up of almost entirely new work and bursting with color and unsettlingly funny truths, The Book of Shrigley is the ideal introduction to this comic genius and the book fans have been waiting for.


Pop artist David Shrigley's work is immediate, sometimes rude, and very funny, like a psychotic version of Matt Groening's 'Life in Hell' cartoons (

About the Author

David Shrigley has participated in numerous exhibits throughout Europe, the U.S., and Australia. He has also animated music videos for the British band Blur and others. He lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Leslie Joseph, July 20, 2007 (view all comments by Leslie Joseph)
David Shrigley makes you laugh through the back door. Sneaks up on your sense of humor and has you chuckling before you can figure out the reason why. Great stuff!
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Product Details

Gooding, Mel
Rothenstein, Julian
Rothenstein, Julian
Gooding, Mel
Shrigley, David
Chronicle Books (CA)
Individual Artist
Popular Culture - General
Individual Artists - General
Art - General
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Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
10.96x8.30x.84 in. 2.25 lbs.
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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