Now in its twenty-second incarnation, American Illustration again lives up to its reputation as the best resource for cutting-edge talent that's always on the mark. With a host of newcomers lined up alongside top artists who first made names for themselves right here, this year's collection of 308 images is a feast for the eyes.
But if you think you're seeing double, right you are! The double-sided reversible jacket for Volume 22, illustrated by Esther Pearl Watson and Mark Todd, is just the start of a two-fer of twins that continues every which way you turn. And what could be more fun than following these impish duos as they bookmark a winning collection?
Peggy Roalf : Copy : Taken from the Reversible Flap
: 368 Pages : 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" : Smythe Sewn : Hard Cover : Reversable Dust Jacket : Printed Cover/Front and Back : Full Color and full printing coverage, with exceptional painting reproduction captured in final printing : Archival Edition : First Edition : Edition of 7,500 quantity :
: Over 368 unique paintings of some of the world's best artists and illustrators : the unique vision and capture of 22 sets of twins by Mark Todd and Esther Pearl Watson : Oversized book : This is not to be missed by any fan of art or aspiring student.
: US : $60.00 each
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Mark Todd and Esther Pearl Watson premiered over 19 paintings at the superHeroWestern Party in San Diego. 8 of the paintings were commissioned for the reversible dust jacket. Fans of art gathered around the pieces exchanging smiles for the endearing look on quirky twin life and inseparable relationships.
Mark Murphy was chosen to judge American Illustration No. 22 with over 6,500 entered images and paintings. A two day, weekend judging featuring : Agnethe Glatved / Art Director, Town & Country : Steven Guarnaccia / Art Director, The New York Times, Op-Ed Page : Mark Murphy / Principal, Murphy Design Inc. : J.J. Sedelmaier / Director - President, J.J. Sedelmaier Productions : Minh Uong / Art Director, The Village Voice :
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