Download e-book for kindle: Homies: A David Gonzales Retrospective by David Gonzales

By David Gonzales

ISBN-10: 1524100722

ISBN-13: 9781524100728

"Cruise on a visit via my stories of drawing lowriders and tees, of constructing Homies for the final thirty-five years. A pictorial narrative of 1 artist following his dreams..."

Created by way of David Gonzales, the Homies first seemed as an underground cartoon that debuted in Lowrider journal in 1978, a mirrored image of his associates and way of life. firstly a gaggle of tightly knit Chicano associates from East l. a., the Homies improved their staff to over three hundred characters from all diverse cultures, genres, or even species. In an inner-city global laid low with poverty and oppression, they shaped a robust, binding cultural help process that enabled them to beat negativity and switch to laughter and stable occasions as an antidote for reality.

Homies erupted as a mainstream sensation in 1994 whilst trend-savvy keep sizzling subject provided Homies shirts on the market, swiftly turning into well liked by the early life industry. Following at the heels of a winning T-shirt run, Homies used to be authorized for collectible figurines within the merchandising laptop toy undefined, the place all revenues files have been damaged, with over a hundred and fifty million collectible figurines offered around the world. The licensing application quickly unfold to items akin to motion figures, remote-control and die-cast automobiles, notebooks, posters, plush, Halloween mask, games, song, and extra, carried via forte and mass outlets in all places.

History of the Homies is a positive party of the turbulent instances, notable artistry, and younger highway tradition of a popular culture phenomenon, together with hundreds of thousands of images and an entire consultant to Homies figurines.
"Cruise on a visit via my thoughts of drawing lowriders and tees, of constructing Homies for the final thirty-five years. A pictorial narrative of 1 artist following his dreams..."

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