Emek: The Thinking Man's Poster Artist: Collected Works of Aaarght! (Hardcover)

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Poster artist Emek combines 60s counterculture psychedelia and 90s postindustrial iconography to create vibrant, visually stunning illustrations for rock concert posters and protest art. The thinking mans poster artist his unique visual style has graced music posters on a diverse spectrum. Emek first hand draws, then silk screens multi- colored posters on paper, as well a experimenting with various mediums such as metal, glass and plastic, (he has even carved posters from stone!) for some of the music worlds brightest stars-- from B.B King to The Beastie Boys, The Flaming Lips to Bright Eyes-- in limited editions of around 300 copies often with complete creative license for their content. Emeks work has received international praise and has been collected by the Rock n Roll hall of fame. Collected together here for the first time is a retrospective of his rock n roll art as well as his editorial illustration and protest posters showing his work in amazing detail.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781584233077
ISBN-10: 1584233079
Publisher: Gingko Press
Publication Date: November 6th, 2010
Pages: 271
Language: English