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Pop-art connoisseurs are treated to a mind-bending journey through the blistering paintings of San Francisco artist Dirty Donny Gillies. Take a visual tour of his vibrant, hand-drawn and screen-printed poster art series “Blacklight Rebellion” and hand-painted solo art show “Fantastic Voyage.” This ultimate collection of cool also includes his iconic work for Stern Pinball, metal giant Metallica, Vans Skate, Snap-On tools, and Cruz Pedregon’s Top Fuel Funny Car, not to mention work on his own air-brushed 1970s boogie van. The art attack continues with eye-melting imagery from skateboard decks, decal sets, toys, guitars, drums, and his series of model kits for AMT. Pop-art collectors will appreciate full-page photos from the likes of legendary street photographer Ricky Powell, as well as the commentary by Ed Robertson of the Bare Naked Ladies, Mastadon’s Brann Dailor, Brendon Small of animated series Metalocalypse, Howie Pyro, (Danzig, D-Generation) and fellow weirdo artist Skinner.
Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 244 color and b/w images | 152 pp
ISBN13: 9780764351785 | Binding: hard cover
Dirty Donny Gillies is one of the most influential artists to invade the pop culture scene of the punk, rock and roll, and heavy metal underground. He has been spreading his art across all mediums for decades, ranging from skate decks to pinball machines, hot rods, and album covers.