Life Is Sweet by Buff Monster is a compilation of work by this Los Angeles-based artist who serves up edgy cute in tones of heavy metal pink and grey. Having started as a street artist with a focus on graffiti and hand silkscreened posters, Buff Monster has gone on to become a sought-after fine artist who works primarily with acrylics and silkscreening to create paintings that are as flat as possible, and also designs vinyl collectible toys. Life Is Sweet is perfect for any Buff Monster fan and includes images of paintings, vinyl, installations, posters and more - all in a style that oozes confidence and cheer.
Paperback, 144 pages. Last Gasp, 2009. $24.95 at Amazon.