This distinctive collection showcases one of illustration's most original stars. Inspired by vintage comics and period advertisements, Gary Taxali tweaks conventional styling and contexts to cast light on life's constant paradoxes. Sex, love, consume r frenzy, or just that longing for something else--Taxali covers all the bases. Creating vibrant images with consummate skill, his work is bold and evocative. Whether adolescent obsessions or middleaged angst, Taxali delves into the desires and preoc cupations that make us human.