The 3D Art Book

This book presents work by a group of the world's most esteemed young contemporary artists and designers in a medium they've previously not explored — retro 3D.

Since he was a kid, artist, designer, and vinyl toy impresario, Tristan Eaton has been obsessed with the nostalgic look of 3D imagery. In The 3D Art Book, he parlays this fascination into a carefully curated selection of more than 100 works by established and up-and-coming contemporary artists, expertly rendered as 3D images that can be viewed with red and blue glasses (included in the book).

Many of the pieces, by artists respected within the designer toy, street art, Pop Surrealist, graffiti, graphic design, and street wear communities, were created specifically for this project.

The included works range from other-worldly paintings by Eric White, Ron English, and James Jean; to graffiti pieces by Dr. Revolt, Claw Money, and HAZE; intricate designs by Tokidoki, 10Deep, and Mishka NYC; cartoonish characters by Jon Burgerman, Miss Van, and Gary Baseman. Pieces by heavyweights D*Face, Todd Schorr, and Shepard Fairey are also included.

Each image jumps to life when viewed using 3D glasses. Eaton's introduction documents his personal history as an appreciator and creator of 3D art, while an essay by cultural critic Carlo McCormick focuses on stereoscopic 3D's rise to pop prominence in 1950s America.

Tristan Eaton is founder and creative director of Thunderdog Studios, a Brooklyn-based creative agency and vinyl toy brand. The designer of the now-iconic Dunny and Munny toy forms for Kidrobot, he is also a leading figure in the world of advertising and commercial art. His works can be seen at the Cooper Hewitt Museum and the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

Carlo McCormick is a New York-based popular culture critic, curator, and senior editor at Paper magazine.

Author — Tristan Eaton. Forward written by Carlo McCormick.

Paperback. 224 pages with 100 3D illustrations. 11" × 9¼" (28 cm × 23 cm).

The 3D Art Book
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