Cartoonist, artist, writer and musician Robert Crumb, who is the author of numerous comic works, has released a six-book boxed set, published by TASCHEN Books and edited by Dian Hanson, titled R. Crumb: Sketchbooks 1982-2011. It will include 1,344 pages of his original drawings from the second half of his career, including 600 never-before-seen drawings. All artwork was hand-picked by Crumb from his notebooks to showcase his best work. R. Crumb: Sketchbooks 1982-2011 is currently available to purchase from Amazon (link) or TASCHEN Books (link). We have previously written about Robert Crumb, his various shows and artwork.
Robert Crumb: Sketchbooks 1982-2011 details:
…In the last 20 years Crumb’s artistic output has slowed considerably, making new works more rare and highly prized. This collection of over 600 unseen drawings created between 1996 and 2012 makes this a must-have collectible for every Crumb fan.
– The slipcased set is made with loving attention to detail in a size and format selected by the artist.
– Each book in the boxed set contains 224 pages, for a total of 1,344 pages of prime Crumb.
– The set includes a hand-written introduction by Robert Crumb.
– Each set of this 1,000-copy limited edition also includes a signed color art print of the Crumb original “The Little Guy That Lives Inside My Brain”.
The Little Guy That Lives Inside My Brain by Robert Crumb
images via TASCHEN Books
via TASCHEN Books and GalleristNY