Archive for the ‘Books’ Category
A Kickstarter campaign to get a book with vinyl made has just 2 weeks left to run. It’s run by the Gamma Proforma guys who do a nice line in the more leftfield artists in their exhibitions. Check out this little film for more info and look at that line up of artists! Visual: Jerry [...]
Due out September or mid-October (depending on what you read online), ‘Training Days’ catches up with the characters and writers who populated the scene during the early 80′s when Henry Chalfort, Martha Cooper and James Prigoff were documenting the New York graffiti scene in book and film with ‘Subway Art’ and ‘Style Wars’. Interviews by [...]
I’ve been scanning the original Welcome To The Pleasuredome artwork by Lo Cole this week and, comparing it to the existing scans I was working with, there’s quite a bit of difference. It’s tempting with Photoshop to put images through all sorts of filters and processes to make the image ‘pop’, much like compression and [...]
Very pleased to log on and see that the Frankie Goes To Hollywood ‘Inside The Pleasuredome’ box set I designed has tipped over the 100% mark to become fully funded . Rob Puricelli has put together a great overview of the project on his Failed Muso blog.
I bought this the other month because I liked the art, it’s a very quick ‘read’ being that there’s no text and it’s more of a portfolio / sketch book with no context to the images inside. I know nothing about the artist , Raymond Lemstra, but I like his level of detail and the [...]