Comprehensive collection from the legendary Limonious –
packed with a heap of dancehall’s finest artwork, complete with a gang of illustrations and information –
In Fine Style: The Dancehall Art of Wilfred Limonious is a book and exhibition by Christopher Bateman and Al “Fingers” Newman, celebrating the work of pioneering Jamaican illustrator, Wilfred Limonious (1949–99).
Compiled over a number of years, the book features examples of Limonious’ newspaper comic strips alongside his illustrations for the publications of JAMAL (the Jamaican Movement for the Advancement of Literacy, and his distinctive artwork for the burgeoning dancehall scene coming out of 1980s Jamaica. Includes a foreword by Beth Lesser and additional words from Orville “Bagga” Case and Dr Donna P Hope.
this one is a must for all fans of the Jamaican dancehall scene in the 80’s and beyond.
In Fine Style: The Dancehall Art of Wilfred Limonious
by Christopher Bateman and Al Fingers
Designed by Emery Dash and Al Fingers
272pp, hard cover, 30 × 23.8 × 2.7 cm, 1.75 kg
285 colour and 69 black-and-white illustrations