Pillowy: The Art of Dave Cooper

Dave Cooper, Olivia De Berardinis


The Art of Dave Cooper is the first comprehensive monograph encompassing all of the illustrations, paintings, comics, toys, and animations created by Dave Cooper. From his first published cartoons, created when he was a teenager, to his most recent oil paintings and exhibitions, this beautiful compilation delivers an intimate look into Cooper’s life and work.

Containing an impressive 300 pages of detailed reproductions with an accompanying introduction by Guillermo del Toro and essays by famous friends, The Art of Dave Cooper will be a great addition to your art book library.

Creator Bio

Dave Cooper is a cartoonist, illustrator and graphic designer who lives in Ottawa, Ontario. First known for his comics, he has also worked extensively as a designer, producer, and creator in the field of animation: his designs have been used in Futurama, Nickelodeon’s Pig Goat Banana Cricket, of which he was co-creator, and Teletoon’s The Bagel and Becky Show, which he created. As of 2003, Cooper has focused on oil painting and fine art, exhibiting in galleries in New York, Los Angeles and Paris, where he has gathered a celebrity cult following that includes David Cross, David Cronenberg, and Guillermo del Toro.

Olivia De Berardinis has worked as an artist since the ’70s. From 1985 to 2004, she was a contributor to Playboy, where she painted a monthly pin-up with captions written by Hugh Hefner. Olivia’s artwork has been shown in art galleries throughout the United States, Europe, and Japan, and her work is collected by fans worldwide.

Price £35.00
Format Hardback
Publication Date 3 September 2019
Pages 300
Height 286mm
Width 219mm
ISBN-13 9782374951225