Robert Crumb’s Sex ObsessionsEdition of 1,000Pigment print, 20 x 26.7 cm (7.9 x 10.5 in.), hardcover in slipcase, 20.3 x 27.4 cm (8 x 10.8 in.), 258 pages1000Edition: English Availability: In Stock
Limited Art Edition of 1,000 signed copies, each with signed pigment print The Devil Got Me
Robert Crumb’s Sex Obsessions1000
“Somehow the Devil Got Me!”
Crumb’s personal selection of his most secret fantasies, freshly colored just for TASCHEN
Now Crumb has selected his most intimately revealing comic strips and single page drawings to create a 258-page encyclopedic trip through his sexual psyche. All images were created between 1980 and 2006, and all strips are hand-colored for a lush vibrancy never seen in his comic books. In total the book features 14 complete stories, including My Troubles With Women, If I Were a King, A Bitchin’ Bod, and How To Have Fun With a Strong Girl, as well as 60 single-page drawings.
The artist admits it’s a little scary to see his most fevered obsessions collected end to end like this, but fans will find Robert Crumb’s Sex Obsessions a fascinating peek inside an often tortured, always brilliantly talented mind, as well as an unparalleled collector’s item.
This signed limited edition of 1,000 copies is a work of art in itself, with every part of the book—front and back covers, spine, and introductory pages—created for this project by Robert Crumb. Each book also comes with a pigment print by Mr. Crumb
Robert Crumb first found fame with Zap comics in 1968. Subsequent comics include Snatch, Big Ass, Despair, Weirdo and Hup. He starred in the Oscar nominated 1994 film Crumb, and has produced many books, including TASCHEN’s Sex Obsessions.
Dian Hanson produced a variety of men’s magazines from 1976 to 2001, including Juggs, Outlaw Biker, and Leg Show, before becoming TASCHEN’s Sexy Book Editor. Her titles include the “body part” series, The Art of Pin-up, Masterpieces of Fantasy Art, and Ren Hang.
Robert Crumb’s Sex ObsessionsEdition of 1,000Pigment print, 20 x 26.7 cm (7.9 x 10.5 in.), hardcover in slipcase, 20.3 x 27.4 cm (8 x 10.8 in.), 258 pages
ISBN 978-3-8228-2540-2Edition: English