Art of Rock by Paul Grushkin
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Art of Rock
By Paul Grushkin

The Art of Rock

Posters from Presley to Punk

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Format: Hardback

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Art of Rock by Paul Grushkin

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From the 1950s through today, here is the complete visual history of the rock concert poster: the funkiest bills advertising Elvis, B.B. King, and Howlin' Wolf; the multicolored psychedelic hallucinations promoting the Grateful Dead, Dylan, and the Doors; the deliciously tasteless art for the Sex Pistols, Crime, and the Clash. From the Red Dog Saloon in San Francisco, where the psychedelic scene started, to CBGB, New York's punk Mecca, and beyond. 1,500 images searched out world-wide from clubs, attics, and bedrooms-as well as more formal collections-are reproduced in their original blazing colors. Replete with firsthand history-including exclusive interviews with scores of insiders, poster artists, musicians, and promoters-this is the ultimate high for the rock music fan, required reading for the poster collector, a treasure trove for the graphic artist, and a riotous feast for anyone who digs pop culture.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780896595842
ISBN-10: 0896595846
Format: Hardback
(343mm x 277mm x 41mm)
Pages: 516
Imprint: Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
Publish Date: 26-Nov-1987
Country of Publication: United States

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Art of Classic Rock-Resize by Paul Grushkin Art of Classic Rock-Resize, Hardback (October 2016)

Includes some of the most vivid and exciting artwork from the rock world featuring The Rolling Stones, Queen, Pink Floyd, The Who, Led Zeppelin, Elton John, Alice Cooper and David Bowie. In this title, each section presents a particular band covering different tours and different albums to show how design and graphic styles changed.

Art of Rock by Paul Grushkin Art of Rock, Hardback (October 2015)

"A spectacular visual and oral history"--Cover.

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