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The Art Of Rock Posters From Presley To Punk

Author : Paul Grushkin
ISBN : 0789212501
Genre : Art
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The best-selling visual history of the rock concert poster, now available at an irresistible price Electric, outrageous, erotic, rebellious--rock concert posters are the visual equivalent of the music they advertise. The Art of Rock traces the history of this energizing art form from the bold letterpress posters advertising Elvis’s early shows, through the multicolored fantasies of the psychedelic era, to the avant-garde collages of new wave and punk. More than 1,500 posters and other graphics--tickets, backstage passes, buttons, handbills--are presented in their original blazing color (or their stark black and white, as the case may be). The text features dozens of exclusive interviews with musicians, concert promoters, and the poster artists themselves, including legends like Stanley Mouse, Alton Kelley, or Wes Wilson--who also designed the cover of this book. A visual journey through thirty years of rock and roll, as well as a valuable reference, The Art of Rock is an essential volume for every music lover (and art lover).

The Art Of Rock

Author : Paul Grushkin
ISBN : 3283004897
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Art Of Rock

Author : Paul Grushkin
ISBN : 0789206110
Genre : Art
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A riotous feast of images that will give rock music fans a nostalgic high. Electric, outrageous, erotic, blatant, vital - 1,500 rock concert posters from the 1950s through today are reproduced in their original blazing colors in this complete visual history. It's the ultimate book for rock fans, poster collectors, or anyone who digs pop culture. 1,500 full-color illustrations, 100 black-and-white photographs.

The Tony Award Book

Author : Lee Alan Morrow
ISBN : UOM:39015012953090
Genre : Performing arts
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"The great glory of the American stage is Broadway, and what is acknowledged as the best of Broadway is the best of American theater. Here is the story of four decades of great American theater: not just tales of stars- though these abound in this volume- but also of playwrights, lyricists, composers, directors, choreographers, producers, and designers. For heartbreak and triumph, their behind-the-scenes adventures often outdo anything presented onstage." -- Book Jacket

Art Of Modern Rock

Author : Paul Grushkin
ISBN : 081184529X
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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A celebration of contemporary rock music poster art features more than 1,600 full-color reproductions of rock posters and flyers, representing more than two hundred international artists and studios, in a companion volume to the best-selling The Art of Rock: Posters from Presley to Punk. 40,000 first printing.

Swag 2

Author : Spencer Drate
ISBN : 0810992353
Genre : Art
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In Swag 2, noted designers Drate and Salavetz have collected a fascinating assortment of images created by 50 of the most important poster artists working today--from 1960s pioneers such as Jim Phillips to gifted painters to graphic design studios as diverse as Patent Pending Industries and Asterik Studio.

Art Of British Rock

Author : Mike Evans
ISBN : 0711231265
Genre : Music
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Celebrating a half century of design in posters, flyers and advertising ephemera, The Art of British Rock highlights the UK’s distinct contribution to rock’n’roll graphics. From custom designed posters for provincial ballrooms in the late 50s to the computer-generated images of today, rock music illustration has reflected – and influenced – crucial changes in popular visual art. With classic examples (some unseen for many years) of key styles including pop art, psychedelic illustration, punk 'do-it-yourself' and digital imaging, the book documents the stunning visual style of British rock from the era of the Beatles and Rolling Stones to the present-day art of indie guitar bands, cutting edge soloists and contemporary clubland. Arranged chronologically, The Art of British Rock features more than 350 posters ranging from the work of anonymous artists to internationally acclaimed designers including the Hapshash group in the 60s, Hipgnosis and Barney Bubbles in the 70s, and Malcolm Garrett, Peter Saville and Vaughan Oliver in the 80s and beyond. All are the subject of special features within each chapter. Concluding with the mix of retro and state-of-the-art design that has characterized rock poster illustration in the first decade of the 21st century, this is a unique account of more than 50 years of British rock’n’roll art.

Electric Frankenstein

Author : Sal Canzonieri
ISBN : 1593070446
Genre : Art
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In over a decade of worldwide punk-rock dominance, the ass-kicking guitar machine that is Electric Frankenstein (#2 of the Top 500 Most Featured Bands in the Press, as verified by Zine Guide) has produced an unparalleled body of eye-slapping poster art, a swaggering, monster-fied, fuel-dragster image bank from over 180 of the undisputed champions of this most exalted of all art forms, and Electric Frankenstein! is perhaps the largest printed collection of such artists in human history! Now, unchained and free to roam the land, come the monstrous works of who's-who poster legends Coop, Kozik, Johnny Ace, The Pizz, Lisa Petrucci, Derek Hess, Alan Forbes, and more...! Plus, an in-depth history of Electric Frankenstein the band, the musical method behind the visual madness, orchestrated by EF-founder and poster-art icon Sal Canzonieri! No collection of rock poster art or chronicle of punk-rock history dares be without Electric Frankenstein!

Art Of Modern Rock

Author : Dennis King
ISBN : 0811861198
Genre : Music
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A compact celebration of contemporary rock music poster art features full-color reproductions of rock posters and flyers, representing dozens of international artists and studios.

Art Of The Dead

Author : Phil Cushway
ISBN : 1593765029
Genre : Art
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"The Art of the Dead showcases the poster art that emerged from the streets of San Francisco in 1964 and 1966. It traces the cultural, political, and historical influences of posters as art back to Japanese wood blocks through Bell Époque, on to the Beatniks, the Free Speech Movement, and the Acid Tests. Featuring interviews and profiles of the key artists, including Rick Griffin, Stanley "Mouse" Miller, Alton Kelley, Wes Wilson, and Victor Moscoso. The book uses Grateful Dead as the vehicle to tell the story of poster art. The book follows a chronological evolution of the art from the band's origination in 1965 through Jerry Garcia's death in 1995. The book is in four-color throughout, featuring iconic and rare images as well as extensive "process" material, including sketches, original art, blue lines, film, and printing plates. It also includes essays by Greil Marcus, Peter Coyote, and Victoria Binder, as well as essays on the elements of the printing process from the original art to the final poster. "--

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