by Wes McClain in New Illustration on Friday 26 August 2011

I love the illustrations in these 1970s children’s books by Gojin Ishihara (aka ‘Japan’s Norman Rockwell’). These surreal images are synonymous to a B-movie in their campiness yet antonymous in their attention to detail.
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