Editor: Rick Poynor Publisher: Phaidon Publication: 2017, First Edition Binding: Softcover, perfect-bound Pages: 510 Size: 215 x 280 Text: English
Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-80 is an unrivalled collection of visually striking ephemera from Britain's punk subculture. 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. 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.
Condition: Fine/Near Fine. All titles are used and show shelf ware consistent with age. Light rubbing to cover. Please contact me for further information on condition.
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