Forty – Three Monsters

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Forty-Three Monsters, a limited edition artist book by Arthur Bradford and Chuck Webster. 
500 copies printed in Italy by Trifolio and published by Planthouse, Inc. in 2014. 112 pages. 
A comic narrative by Bradford accompanies a collection of Webster's childhood drawings from the 1970s.  

Public Collections: Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY. 
The Artist Book Collection of the Library of The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. 
Chuck Webster (b.1970, Binghamton, NewYork) is represented by Zieher Smith in NewYork. Recent solo shows include Betty Cuningham Gallery in New York, ACME in Los Angeles and Philip Slein in St. Louis. He has been in group shows at The Saatchi Gallery in London, De Pury and Luxembourg in Zurich, DC Moore Gallery, PS1, Francis M. Naumann in New York, and Rhona Hoffman in Chicago. His work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, the Tang Teaching Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. He lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

Arthur Bradford (b. 1969, Boothbay Harbor, Maine) is an O Henry Award winning writer and Emmy-nominated filmmaker. His writing has appeared in Esquire, McSweeney’s,Vice, Men’s Journal, and many other publications. His first book, Dogwalker, was published by Knopf and Vintage paperback in 2002, and has been translated into ten languages. His latest book, Benny’s Brigade, is a children’s book, published by McSweeney’s in September 2012. His next book of stories, Turtleface, will be published by Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux in February 2015.
Brokeosurus, the scribe. 
Grayosorus, the graceful dancer.  
Sorp-a-Rokose, be careful not to make him mad.
Bluey, the heart breaker.