The sci-fi epic Twelve Gems by Lane Milburn takes place somewhere in the outer cosmos, beyond reckoning or observation. The mysterious Dr. Z has enlisted three space heroes to search the galaxy for the fabled Twelve Gems of Power: the hulking alien-brawn Furz; the beautiful and deadly …
Raymond Pettibon Whuytuyp
Published by JRP Ringier
64p, color, hardcover, 8"x11"
Pettibon is mostly known for his comic-book-like drawings to which he
appends disconcerting and sarcastic texts. Capturing marginal American
youth, its disillusionment and antagonism toward society, Pettibon's
subject matter is often violent and brutal. As well as artist's books,
fanzines, and prints, Pettibon's production includes animations and
large wall installations.
This publication focuses on Pettibon's works made between 2006 and 2011. It is the first comprehensive classification and investigation of his work from this particular period, which is characterized as one of meaningful change. "Whuytuyp" opens a new perspective on the work of this eminent artist and presents an expanded thesis of his artistic practice as a historiography."