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The Art of Punk: The Illustrated History of Punk Rock Design

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Punk rock gave birth to an art movement that was little appreciated at the time but soon became influential around the globe. This is the first book to chronicle the art of punk style, from concert posters and flyers to fanzines and record sleeves, T-shirts, buttons, comic books, and much more.
The story begins with the godfathers of punk—the Velvet Undergound, MC5, the Ramones, New York Dolls, and Patti Smith—and the distinctive aesthetic these bands launched thanks to impresarios like Andy Warhol. Punk broke big in 1976 and 1977 with American and British groups such as the Sex Pistols, the Damned, the Clash, the Germs, and more, and continues today with bands like Green Day and Rancid. The bands created a reactionary, do-it-yourself art designed to shock, amaze, and stand out from the blandness of the 1970s. This groundbreaking style continues to impact design, music, and fashion today.
This collection of more than 900 images is a rare look at punk design since so much of it was made as throwaway art and few originals have survived. The authors have collected an incredible gallery of images, plus interviews with the artists, poster designers, and musicians who were there on the frontlines of punk rock.

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Punk rock gave birth to an art movement that was little appreciated at the time but soon became influential around the globe. This is the first book to chronicle the art of punk style, from concert posters and flyers to fanzines and record sleeves, T-shirts, buttons, comic books, and much more.

About the Author

Russ Bestley is a graphic design professor at the London College of Communications, University of the Arts London. HeÆs also the author of Up Against the Wall: International Poster Design and Experimental Layout. He writes for publications including Eye, Zed, ?migr?, the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World, and Punk and Post-Punk. Alex Ogg is the co-editor of the esteemed academic journal Punk and Post-Punk. HeÆs the author of The Hip Hop Years, No More Heroes, and Independence Days. HeÆs a regular contributor to The London Times, Vive Le Rock, and is the former editor of Spiral Scratch. Dennis Loren is a rock poster designer and member of The Rock Poster Society. Russ Bestley is a graphic design professor at the London College of Communications, University of the Arts London. HeÆs also the author of Up Against the Wall: International Poster Design and Experimental Layout. He writes for publications including Eye, Zed, ?migr?, the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World, and Punk and Post-Punk. Alex Ogg is the co-editor of the esteemed academic journal Punk and Post-Punk. HeÆs the author of The Hip Hop Years, No More Heroes, and Independence Days. HeÆs a regular contributor to The London Times, Vive Le Rock, and is the former editor of Spiral Scratch. Dennis Loren is a rock poster designer and member of The Rock Poster Society. Russ Bestley is a graphic design professor at the London College of Communications, University of the Arts London. HeÆs also the author of Up Against the Wall: International Poster Design and Experimental Layout. He writes for publications including Eye, Zed, ?migr?, the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World, and Punk and Post-Punk. Alex Ogg is the co-editor of the esteemed academic journal Punk and Post-Punk. HeÆs the author of The Hip Hop Years, No More Heroes, and Independence Days. HeÆs a regular contributor to The London Times, Vive Le Rock, and is the former editor of Spiral Scratch. Dennis Loren is a rock poster designer and member of The Rock Poster Society.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780760344101
Author:
Bestley, Russ
Publisher:
Voyageur Press (MN)
Author:
Loren, Dennis
Author:
Bentley, Russ
Author:
Ogg, Alex
Subject:
Punk
Subject:
Art - General
Subject:
Sex Pistols
Subject:
The Clash
Subject:
patti smith
Edition Description:
First Edition, First
Publication Date:
20121031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
900 color photos
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
11.25 x 10 in

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Punk rock gave birth to an art movement that was little appreciated at the time but soon became influential around the globe. This is the first book to chronicle the art of punk style, from concert posters and flyers to fanzines and record sleeves, T-shirts, buttons, comic books, and much more.
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