Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976 – 1980

£20.00
  • Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976 – 1980
  • Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976 – 1980
  • Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976 – 1980
  • Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976 – 1980
  • Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976 – 1980
  • Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976 – 1980
  • Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976 – 1980

Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976 – 1980

£20.00

Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976 – 1980 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 recognizable 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.

Designer: Joao Mota
Size: 220x280mm
Pages: 512
Publication: 2016
Binding: Softbound book