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Surf Graphics
Surf Graphics

Surf Graphics

By Korero Books, Introduction by Jim Phillips


256 Pages, 8.5 x 10

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $49.95 (US $49.95) (CA $59.95)

Publication Date: May 2012

ISBN 9781907621086

Rights: US & CA

Korero Books (May 2012)

Price: $49.95


A dazzling display of top surf art and design

A dazzling display of top surf art and designFrom vintage surf art to the latest designs, this collection is filled with brilliant color, energy, and vibe. It features the top 30 artists working on the surf graphic scene, each with a detailed biography, as well as the same eye-popping production values of Kustom Graphics and Kustom Graphics II. Of course, there are plenty of California artists making their marks on the surf art scene, including Shawn Dickinson (Palmdale), Damian Fulton (Los Angeles), Tom "Big Toe" Laura (Irvine), Jim Phillips (Santa Cruz), Rick Rietveld (Newport Beach), and Keith Weesner (Thousand Oaks). Brad Parker lives in Hawaii, while Thor splits his time between California and Hawaii. Pat Grant and Marty Schneider are among Australian artists on the scene, while European artists include PG Artworks (Sweden), Mik Baro (Spain), and Thorsten Hasenkamm (Germany).


"Surf Graphics highlights an impressive array of Latin American surf artists, along with a veritable who's who of the Southern California scene."  —Eastern Surf Magazine 

Author Biography

Korero Books is an independent publisher of books on contemporary visual culture and design. Legendary skateboard artist Jim Phillips has also published award-winning graphic designs for cartoons, t-shirts, stickers, rock posters, and ad art since 1962. He was the art director for Santa Cruz Skateboards for many years, and he lives in Santa Cruz, California.