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Tom Peak

Tom Peak

Tom Peak, scion of the illustrious subject of this searching study, found his inspiration for so vivid and detailed an appreciation of his father in an effort not only to honor Bob Peak’s inimitable brand of artwork, but to preserve its legacy for generations to come. The far-ranging narrative accompanying the present profile of the celebrated artist contains invaluable commentary based on intimate, familial acquaintance with the matter at hand. With access to private memorabilia complemented by personal reminiscences, Tom Peak has succeeded in painting a deft word portrait of his father as both a trend-setting revolutionary and style-igniting virtuoso as well as a complex, fascinating man who was also an exotic car collector, world traveler and all-around bon vivant. The present volume comprises a unique perspective on Bob Peak’s lasting significance in the history of modern popular art and is undoubtedly destined to remain for the foreseeable future the definitive
bio-critical account.