The three valid excuses to skip the upcoming BEASTS! show on Januari 17 at Giant Robot in San Fransisco are: a) a sick feline/canine friend, b) a UFO abduction, c) lost wallet. So, people of San Fransisco and other places, if you don't have a bad case of a, b, or c, go to Giant Robot to see ONE HUNDRED creatures captured in traditional techniques or print!
‘Giant Robot is proud to present Beasts!, a group show featuring artists from the worlds of comics, skate graphics, rock posters, children's books, and other commercial and gallery arts.
Since its publication in December 2006, Beasts Book 1 has become a pop culture sensation, quickly selling out two printings and finding an enthusiastic worldwide audience. A meticulously crafted object, the book combined colorful illustrations of mythical monsters with imaginative text describing the folkloric origins and characteristics of these creatures. To commemorate the publication of Beasts Book 2 and the simultaneous release
of the paperback edition of Beasts Book 1, Fantagraphics Books art director Jacob Covey has pulled together artists from both volumes for an eclectic exhibition of original works and art prints’.
Beasts! at GRSF, January 17, 2009-February 18, 2009
Reception: Saturday, January 17, 6:30 pm-10:00 pm
GRSF, 618 Shrader Street, San Francisco, CA 94117, 415-876-4773
UPDATE: Jacob Covey posted some nice sneak peeks on his Beasts! Blog.