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The art of rock : posters from Presley to punk

Author: Paul Grushkin; Jon Sievert
Publisher: New York : Abbeville Press Publishers, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Posters
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Grushkin; Jon Sievert
ISBN: 0789212501 9780789212504
OCLC Number: 907272331
Notes: Previous edition: 1987.
"A spectacular visual and oral history"--Cover.
Description: 516 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Roots : 1955-1965 --
The psychedelic years in San Francisco : 1965-1971 --
The psychedelic years in southern California and the rest of the world : 1965-1971 --
The mainstream : 1969-1987 --
The new music : 1976-1987 --
Appendix : the Family Dog and Bill Graham Presents numbered series.
Responsibility: Paul D. Grushkin ; artworks photographed by Jon Sievert.

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"Fascinating and accessible ... useful for both the scholar and the fan" --New York Times "A literate, loving look at the poster's evolution" --Chicago Tribune "It flat-out rocks." --Newsweek "Widely Read more...

 
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