Big-eye Art: Resurrected & Transformed

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Merrell, 2008 - Art - 222 pages
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In the late 1950s, throughout the 1960s and into the 1970s, such artists as Margaret Keane. Gig and Maio created a new kind of mass-produced art known as 'big eye'. Now big-eye art has undergone a major revival, but with a twist the wide-eyed, endearing waifs of the earlier movement have transformed into fairies, mermaids, demons and myriad otherworldly beings, including the famous 'Blythe' doll. This extraordinary book showcases the dazzling works of over 20 of today's most significant big-eye artists, offering an insight into a fantastical, sometimes bizarre, metaphysical world.

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User Review  - charlottejones952 - LibraryThing

Big Eye Art is interesting because you get the unique perspective of the artists, as they have all written their own chapters, so you get their own backstories and takes on the movement of Big Eye art ... Read full review

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