Title: Gig Posters
Publisher: Quirk Books
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: New
2011. Paperback. Since 2001, Gigposters.com has been the Internet's premier resource for rock-show poster art; the site's massive online database showcases more than 100,000 posters from 10,000 different designers. This title highlights 700 and more pieces from the archives, including 101 perforated and ready-to-frame posters. Num Pages: 208 pages, Full Colour throughout. BIC Classification: AKLP; AVGP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 355 x 283 x 17. Weight in Grams: 1348. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781594745430
Readers gave the first Gig Posters anthology a standing ovation?so for your viewing pleasure, here?s one heck of an encore: 700 more incredible posters from the archives of GigPosters.com, the Internet?s premier destination for concert poster art. It?s a mad jam of illustration and photography, collage and typography, bringing the contemporary music scene to exciting visual life for a generation of fans who?ve grown up in the post-album-art era.
Gig Posters Volume 2 showcases bold artistic riffing by a hundred of today?s most talented designers, including David V. D?Andrea, Peter Cardoso, Graham Pilling, Tyler Stout, Marq Spusta, and Nashville?s legendary Hatch Show Print. You?ll peek inside their portfolios and hear the backstage stories of how these incredible art-and-music creations came to be.
You?ll also find 101 perforated and ready-to-frame posters promoting the most dynamic musical acts of the twenty-first century, from the Black Keys, Flight of the Conchords, Ice-T, and My Morning Jacket to Norah Jones, the Avett Brothers, Coheed & Cambria, and many, many more.
It?s an awesome compendium of pop-art-history in the making?and it?s also just what the walls of your apartment or office have been waiting for.
About the Author: Clay Hayes is the creator and proprietor of GigPosters.com. The website launched in 2001 and has grown to become the world?s largest historical archive of posters, with more than 100,000 works from thousands of designers. Visitors can browse and comment on gig posters, chat with fellow enthusiasts, purchase posters, upload their own creations, and more. To join the online community, visit GigPosters.com.
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