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Enchanted Lion Books
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7.5 X 9.7 X 1.1 inches | 1.45 pounds

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About the Author

Blexbolex lives in Leipzig, Germany. He is an enormously talented silk-screen artist who has large followings in the worlds of comics, art and children's books. His book Seasons was a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of 2010 and his book People won the Goldene Letter Award in 2009 for Best Book Design throughout the world.


"In the wake of Seasons (2010), an equally beguiling barrage of simple images demonstrating this French illustrator's unusual technical command and sharp powers of observation." --Kirkus Reviews
"In this stellar companion to the acclaimed Seasons, French artist Blexbolex's captivating silk-screens explore human archetypes using a 1960s-era design aesthetic. Powder-blue type identifies each figure. As with its predecessor, the book's brilliance lies in the intriguing ways in which the images mimic, challenge, and inform one another. For example, a "homeless person" sleeping in a box appears opposite a "camper"; a "contortionist" and a "plumber" exert themselves equally; and a pink "nudist" is paired with an "invisible man" in a business suit. Readers will form new associations and make new discoveries upon each revisiting." --Publishers Weekly STARRED REVIEW
"Each charmingly matte and papery double-page spread features a full-bleed illustrated vignette that captures the human condition in its diversity, richness and paradoxes. From mothers and fathers to dancers and warriors to hypnotists and genies, Blexbolex's signature softly textured, pastel-colored, minimalist illustrations are paired in a way that gives you pause and, over the course of the book, reveals his subtle yet thought-provoking visual moral commentary on the relationships between the characters depicted in each pairing." --Maria Popova, Brain Pickings