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The Resource Art of the Dead, [edited by Phil Cushway]

Art of the Dead, [edited by Phil Cushway]

Label
Art of the Dead
Title
Art of the Dead
Statement of responsibility
[edited by Phil Cushway]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The Art of the Dead showcases the vibrant, charismatic 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 Epoque, 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 as The Dead were the band that ultimately proved to be the most substantive and engaged partner for the artists and hence featured the best art of any rock 'n' roll band ever. The book will follow 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 that show how the art was created. It will also include 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. Ultimately, the Art of the Dead makes the case that poster art is truly an original form of American fine art"--
  • "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 Epoque, 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."--
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
741.6/740979461
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NC1807.U5
LC item number
A76 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cushway, Phil
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grateful Dead (Musical group)
  • Posters, American
  • Graphic artists
  • Rock concerts
  • Rock music
Label
Art of the Dead, [edited by Phil Cushway]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-152) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Art or artifact? -- Grateful Dead's undying poster legacy / Steven Heller -- It's all in the line / Peter Coyote -- Art at the edge of magic / Mickey Hart -- Japan/Paris/San Francisco -- The explosion -- The big five -- Evolution of an art. Wes Wilson ; Stanley Mouse & Alton Kelley ; Victor Moscoso ; Rick Griffin ; The Human Be In ; A snapshot in time / Greil Marcus ; The joint show ; Mari Tepper ; Lee Conklin ; Aoxomoxoa ; David Singer ; Bonnie MacLean ; Randy Tuten ; Gunther Kieser ; Gary Grimshaw ; Peter Max ; Robert Rauschenberg ; Mark Arminski -- In closing
Control code
ocn783144430
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
178 pages
Isbn
9781593765026
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012031242
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)783144430
Label
Art of the Dead, [edited by Phil Cushway]
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-152) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Art or artifact? -- Grateful Dead's undying poster legacy / Steven Heller -- It's all in the line / Peter Coyote -- Art at the edge of magic / Mickey Hart -- Japan/Paris/San Francisco -- The explosion -- The big five -- Evolution of an art. Wes Wilson ; Stanley Mouse & Alton Kelley ; Victor Moscoso ; Rick Griffin ; The Human Be In ; A snapshot in time / Greil Marcus ; The joint show ; Mari Tepper ; Lee Conklin ; Aoxomoxoa ; David Singer ; Bonnie MacLean ; Randy Tuten ; Gunther Kieser ; Gary Grimshaw ; Peter Max ; Robert Rauschenberg ; Mark Arminski -- In closing
Control code
ocn783144430
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
178 pages
Isbn
9781593765026
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012031242
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)783144430

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