I absolutely love Charley Harper and have been dreaming about owning 'An Illustrated Life' for a couple of years now, but at around £100 it was way too expensive. Good news though for me is that they have brought out a smaller version that is only £30 so I snapped it up straight away.
It's beautiful, full of his amazing artwork for 'Ford Times' magazine;
and many other beautiful prints;
The artwork spans the 1940's through to his most recent commission completed in 2006. They cover such a wide range of subjects, not just the birds and wildlife that are most commonly reproduced, but illustrations for Betty Crocker's cook book and photos of his mosaics. It hard not to chop the book up and frame all the pictures for my walls! but one day I will own a Charley Harper print all of my own.