With the deceptively simple use of line of Matt Groening or James Thurber, the deft and elegant use of color of Chris Ware or Hergé, the cinematographic eye of Eric Drooker, and the combined sense of dark humor and nostalgic sadness of Edward Gorey, Brown has created a sparse and engrossing novella that stands beautifully, beckoningly outside of any of the established forms or conventions of...
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 Époque, 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.
“I wanted more than salvation. I wanted to be in the belly of the whale,” Don Nace states in Drawn Out, a collection of raw and lyrical drawings that illustrate the story of Nace’s life, from a childhood dominated by the tragic loss of a father, through the agonizing and euphoric process of self-discovery to love, marriage, and fatherhood. Drawn Out simultaneously captures the...
Girls Will Be Boys Will Be Girls Be…
Jacinta Bunnell & Irit Reinheimer
The antithesis of the “Dick and Jane” coloring book, Girls Will be Boys Will be Girls is a funny and provocative deconstruction of traditional gender roles. 32 original illustrations with captions like “Calvin, baking is fun and all, but we can make a rad drum set out of these pots and bowls” and...
A Street Art Project
Compiled by Camden Noir
Art is anywhere, anytime; it just depends on your viewpoint. Subway cars in the 1970s and 1980s became mobile murals in New York City. Not every artist can afford a canvas to create on; some people’s imagination exceeds their financial or physical means. Sometimes the canvas is bigger than ourselves. Look at Banksy or Michelangelo. Sometimes the canvas is...
Naked Lens: Beat Cinema
Celebrating the celluloid expression of the Beat spirit—arguably the most sustained legacy in US counter-culture—Naked Lens is a comprehensive study of the most significant interfaces between the Beat writers, Beat culture and cinema. eaturing the key Beat players and their collaborators including: William S Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Charles Bukowski,...
Reproduce and Revolt!
Edited by Josh MacPhee and Favianna Rodriguez
Reproduce and Revolt! is a graphic toolbox for political activists all over the world. The book contains 300+ exciting high quality illustrations and graphics about social justice and political activism for use on flyers, posters, t-shirts, brochures, stencils, and any other graphic aspects of political campaigns. All the graphics are bold, easy...
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