Gig Posters, Volume 2: Rock Show Art of the 21st Century (Paperback)
Rock Show Art of the 21st Century
Quirk Books, 9781594745430, 208pp.
Publication Date: November 1, 2011
Readers gave the first Gig Posters anthology a standing ovation so for your viewing pleasure, here's one heck of an encore: 700 more incredible posters from the archives of GigPosters.com, the Internet's premier destination for concert poster art. It's a mad jam of illustration and photography, collage and typography, bringing the contemporary music scene to exciting visual life for a generation of fans who ve grown up in the post-album-art era.
Gig Posters Volume 2 showcases bold artistic riffing by a hundred of today's most talented designers, including David V. D Andrea, Peter Cardoso, Graham Pilling, Tyler Stout, Marq Spusta, and Nashville's legendary Hatch Show Print. You ll peek inside their portfolios and hear the backstage stories of how these incredible art-and-music creations came to be.
You ll also find 101 perforated and ready-to-frame posters promoting the most dynamic musical acts of the twenty-first century, from the Black Keys, Flight of the Conchords, Ice-T, and My Morning Jacket to Norah Jones, the Avett Brothers, Coheed & Cambria, and many, many more.
It's an awesome compendium of pop-art-history in the making and it's also just what the walls of your apartment or office have been waiting for.