This luscious book marks the first appearance of Marc Tetro’s wonderfully expressive canines in art-book form, documenting his incredible style that appeals to so many in a gorgeous oversized format.
Marc Tetro’s signature artwork depicting personality-plus dogs has been printed on everything from key rings to mugs to handbags, which are sold in stores from New York to Dubai. This luscious book is his first appearance in art-book form, documenting his incredible style that appeals to so many, in a gorgeous oversized format. Loosely organised by breed, this romp through dogs in portrait, dogs in activities, dogs celebrating holidays is sure to appeal to every dog-lover and casual observer alike, as Tetro’s style brings each and every rendition of any dog to life with charm and wit. Tetro is a modern-day Charles Schulz, taking a thick black line that, with a tiny movement of his wrist, gives character and personality to every dog he draws. With the addition of an array of lively colours, he has initiated a distinctive style that is recognised as art and product throughout the world. Designed by the artist, this book presents an opportunity for art lovers to discover his work, and for devoted fans to find a new way of enjoying his singular talent and unique vision.
|Dimensions||279 × 355 mm|
Marc Tetro was born in rural Ste. Anne, Manitoba, Canada, and studied art at LaSalle College in Montreal, Quebec where he began his career designing T-shirts. Since then, he has received commissions from The World Wildlife Fund, Yellowstone National Park, and the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research, among others. He has created products for NBC, Disney, Scholastic, Macy's, and the Guggenheim Museum. Recognising Tetro's unique talent, The Walt Disney Company selected to represent him as his licensing agent, making him the first living artist to get such an offer. He has authored children's books which include New Boots for Hudson and A Barbecue for Charlotte. Tetro's signature style is characterised by strong black outlines filled with bold colours. He has the ability to create the impression of three dimensions on a flat surface. His popular humanesque dogs are endearing and convey a sense of humour. These canine images appear on a wide variety of products from cosmetic bags and aprons to cell phone cases and wrapping paper. He lives in NYC.