Tim Biskup


Tim Biskup

Tim Biskup (b. September 21, 1967 in Santa Monica, California) is an American artist generally considered to be a part of the group that has been dubbed "Lowbrow (art movement)" or pop surrealism.

He works with playful and vibrant psychedelic imagery Citation | last = | first = | author-link = | last2 = | first2 = | author2-link = | title = Showstoppers: Tim Biskup | journal = Juxtapoz | volume = 1 | issue = 79 | pages = 48 | date= August 2007 | year = 2007 | url = | doi = | id = ] in the pop-design genre that emerged in the late 20th century through such diverse media as silkscreening, textile production, and rotocast vinyl.

His free-spirited style recalls 1950s storybook illustration, with bright colors and whimsical shapes unrestricted by the black outlining typically used in character design.

During his Ether Show in the summer of 2007, Biskup displayed works from his self-dubbed Baroque Modernist style based on fear, loss, and pain.Biskup was one of the guests to attend the wedding of Jessicka and Christian Hejnal of Scarling. on October 13, 2007 in Los Angeles. He served as the couples' DJ. [ [http://articles.latimes.com/2007/oct/28/image/ig-goth28 "This bride definitely wears black"] Los Angeles Times Oct 28, 2007]

Books

"NOTE: This list may be partial or incomplete."
*The Jackson 500: Volume 3 by Tim Biskup (Jul 4, 2007)
*Art and Design of Gama-Go (Gama Go) by Greg Long, Chris Edmundson, and Tim Biskup (Jun 15, 2007)
*Tim Biskup's 100 Paintings by Tim Biskup (Hardcover - April 21, 2004)
*The Jackson 500 Volume 1 by Tim Biskup (Jun 22, 2005)
*The Jackson 500 Volume 2 by Tim Biskup (Jun 28, 2006)
*Dark Horse Deluxe Journal: Tim Biskup by Tim Biskup (Jan 15, 2003)

Products

*Tim Biskup's Lucky Stack by Tim Biskup (Cards - Nov 30, 2006) - Box set
*GAMA-GO Postcard Book by Tim Biskup (Unknown Binding - April 2004)

References

External links

*http://www.timbiskup.com/Site/Bio,_Etc..html Bio on artist's own website]
* [http://www.heliomag.com/7-things-you-should-know-about-tim-biskup.html Tim Biskup at Heliomag.com]
* [http://www.jonathanlevinegallery.com/ Jonathan LeVine Gallery]


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