Art of Modern Rock

Art of Modern Rock

The Poster Explosion

Book - 2004
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Authoritative, eye-popping, and massive, Art of Modern Rock is the first and last word on contemporary concert posters. An art form that has grown hand-in-hand with the independent music scene, heralding small and large gigs alike, the posters have emerged from visually creative street-level notices to prized collectibles rendered in a variety of styles and media. Today's poster artists combine the expressive freedom pioneered in the poster revolution of the 1960s with the attitude and the do-it-yourself approach of the punk scene, creating an unprecedented surge of innovative poster production on an international scale. Featuring over 1,600 exemplary rock posters and flyers from over 200 international studios and artists, Art of Modern Rock is the long-anticipated sequel to coauthor Paul Grushkin's The Art of Rock . Profiles and quotes from the pioneers in the field and their emerging heirs share nearly 500 gloriously packed pages of poster after mind-blowing poster. As brash and colorful as the burgeoning scene it documents, Art of Modern Rock is the must-have book for music and poster fans and collectors.
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2004]
Copyright Date: ©2004
ISBN: 9780811845298
081184529X
Branch Call Number: 741.674 GRU
Characteristics: 487 pages :,chiefly color illustrations ;,34 cm
Additional Contributors: King, Dennis 1952-

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Oct 23, 2012

EYE CANDY! For artists and collectors alike. This hefty book covers a great amount of artists and their work.

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