New in paperback, this revelatory book features rarely seen multimedia works by the revered cult filmmaker David Lynch showing how he applies his powerful imagination and visual language across genres.
David Lynch has always been in the spotlight as a filmmaker, directing some of the most iconic movies ever made, but as a visual artist, he is less widely known. Lynch delights in the physicality of painting and likes to stimulate all the senses in his work. This new paperback edition brings together Lynchs paintings, photography, drawings, sculpture and installation, and stills from his largos. Many of these works reveal the dark underpinnings behind Lynchs often-macabre movies. Others explore his fascination with texture and collage. Throughout, Lynchs characteristic stylesurreal, stylish, and even humorousshines through. An introduction by music journalist and Lynch biographer Kristine McKenna, along with a thought- provoking essay by curator Stijn Huijts, offers fascinating new information and perspectives on Lynchs life and career. This book reveals an unexplored facet of Lynchs oeuvre and affirms that he is as brilliant a visual artist as he is a filmmaker.