Io: Art of the Wired


Io: Art of the Wired


Be deviant. Step into Io and discover the back alleys of Asian pop art you won’t find anywhere else.

Io: Art of the Wired introduces you to 7 rising artists in the Asian art, comic, animation and game industries. From edgy Beijing artist Benjamin to CG poster boy Hyung-tae Kim, each artist presents a unique style and vision, a haven to run to when you're sick of mainstream stereotypes.

With full-colour reproductions of over 100 paintings, Io is an unabashed celebration of Asian pop art as an art form. Each of the 7 artist sections takes you through a two-page biography, a lavish gallery of artwork with creator commentaries, a candid two-page interview, plus exclusive photographs of the artist and their workspace — All designed to give you insights into the lives and minds of these talented individuals.

Described as "refreshingly original" and "beautiful, damn beautiful", Io: Art of the Wired is a reference for the aspiring artist, an inspiration for the professional, and a trove of hidden gems for the art connoisseur. A compelling addition to your collection, this art book is a rich visual experience you’ll live again and again.

Io: Art of the Wired is available now in hardbound in limited quantities. It is printed in Canada, and every single detail captured vividly on premium Italian art paper — smooth, thick, and a brilliant white.

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Used: Acceptable

Some scratches on cover. All pages unmarked and in clean condition.

Pub. Date: December 2004
No. Pages: 143
Dimensions: 9 x 12.2''
Format: Hardcover
Price: $70.00 USD
ISBN: 9780973586701