The Art of Greg Spalenka
Legendary artist Greg guides us through his career so far, which takes in Mike Tyson, god-like Lions and Polaroid pictures
Author Greg Spalenka
SPublisher Titan Books omething of a hero in the world of illustration, Greg Spalenka’s career has spanned four decades and numerous forms, from book jackets to film concept art. This book covers everything from his Polaroids in the 1970s to his work for a perfume company last year.
Along the way we get to see his amazing illustrations for Sports Illustrated, Playboy and Psychology Today, as well as more personal works such as his graphite portraits and
Available Now size, and succinct but relevant text that never feels intrusive. The real highlights here are Greg’s illustrations for Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, including a wonderfully ethereal image of Aslan sitting proudly in a cherry blossom. It’s the icing on what is a filling, substantial and nutritious art cake.
The Eyes of the Unicorn was a children’s book published in 2007 that Greg illustrated.