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Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-1980

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As disposable as the items in this book once were, together they tell a story about music, history, class, and art, and document a seismic shift in society and visual culture. While punk was first and foremost a music phenomenon, it reflected a DIY spirit and instantly recognizable aesthetic that was as raw and strident and irrepressible as the music.

A compelling visual portrait of a time, place, and subculture that raised a middle finger to modern society Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-80 is an unrivalled collection of visually striking ephemera from Britain's punk subculture. By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. Oh So Pretty takes you back to that gleeful time and reminds us why the punk spirit continues to resonate and inspire new generations of kids to do it themselves-cause if they don't, who will? Broaden(s) the conversation from punk as a musical movement to an exploration of the distinctive visual art style and approach to art-making that emerged from its urgent anarchism. A compelling visual portrait of a time, place, and subculture that raised a middle finger to modern society Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-80 is an unrivalled collection of visually striking ephemera from Britain s punk subculture.One of the most rare and comprehensive collections of punk artefacts and graphic artworks in Britain. We also specialise in photography and architecture books, alongside a collection of sculpture and 20th century art work. The raw amateur nature of the disposable material that really captures the creative have-a-go attitude of this short-lived yet incredibly influential movement. Printed on rough unvarnished paper, punk's energy and DIY ethos is captured in everything from posters, flyers and record sleeves to tickets and magazine covers. Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-80 is an unrivalled collection of visually striking ephemera from Britain's punk subculture.

He is the author of more than a dozen books, and was the founding member of Eye magazine in London, which he edited from 1990-97. It presents 500 artefacts – ‘zines,’ gig posters, flyers, and badges – from well-known and obscure musical acts, designers, venues, and related political groups.It presents 500 artefacts - 'zines,' gig posters, flyers, and badges - from well-known and obscure musical acts, designers, venues, and related political groups. While punk was first and foremost a music phenomenon, it reflected a DIY spirit and instantly recognisable aesthetic that was as raw and strident and irrepressible as the music. Most purchases from business sellers are protected by the Consumer Contract Regulations 2013 which give you the right to cancel the purchase within 14 days after the day you receive the item.

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