Robots and Donuts The Art of Eric Joyner In the years following World War II one of the major exports from Japan wasn t cars or electronic equipment but toys specifically tin toys Crafted in the shapes of submarines planes trains cars a

  • Title: Robots and Donuts: The Art of Eric Joyner
  • Author: Eric Joyner
  • ISBN: 9781595821164
  • Page: 393
  • Format: Paperback
  • In the years following World War II one of the major exports from Japan wasn t cars or electronic equipment, but toys, specifically tin toys Crafted in the shapes of submarines, planes, trains, cars and horses, one of the most popular motifs were toy robots Constructed in virtually every shape imaginable from the 1940s throughout the 1960s, these toys are fondly rememberIn the years following World War II one of the major exports from Japan wasn t cars or electronic equipment, but toys, specifically tin toys Crafted in the shapes of submarines, planes, trains, cars and horses, one of the most popular motifs were toy robots Constructed in virtually every shape imaginable from the 1940s throughout the 1960s, these toys are fondly remembered by collectors today, and ranged in appearance from horror to science fictional characters Today, these toys are not only fondly remembered by collectors but are being recreated for a whole new generation Capturing this period in history became a passion of painter Eric Joyner s, and in Robots and Donuts he celebrates this forgotten era in a series of whimsical, thoughtful, sometimes tragic but always stunning paintings depicting mechanical men and women inspired by the designs of those toy tin machines, often in outlandish and impossible settings And almost always, with donuts Why Well, who doesn t love donuts This book also features a look into Joyner s painting style as well as a glimpse at some of his other non robot themed artwork.

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    2 thoughts on “Robots and Donuts: The Art of Eric Joyner

    1. If you like robots and/or donuts . . . it's pretty obvious that you NEED THIS BOOK!This arrived in the mail yesterday.It made for a super-sweet Valentine's Day.

    2. Not state the obvious, but: how much you enjoy this book will depend heavily on how much you like paintings of robots, often accompanied by donuts.Although in fact I'm not especially into either, and I still quite liked this. For me personally, it was an added enjoyment that first, Joyner is from my part of the world and I recognized many of the California locations and landscapes; and second, that he clearly grew up with many of the same dorky sci-fi influences like Star Trek and Buck Rogers.Bu [...]

    3. The Collected Works of Eric Joyner (to date) as portrayed in a giant picture book by Dark Horse Press with some essay work by the artist. And what work it is! Page after page of Eric Joyner's epic whimsy about the tintype robots made in Japan in the Post World War II era marvelously brought to life and animated in all sorts of bizarre situations. In almost every picture, the humble glazed doughnut makes an appearance, either as the object of a ring toss game, part of the architecture, or just "t [...]

    4. The forward to this book is cute. Read it. Weird. Book of Art by Eric Joyner. He has a new book coming out that I hope our library system order.

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