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Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-1980

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One of the most rare and comprehensive collections of punk artefacts and graphic artworks in Britain. Printed on rough unvarnished paper, punk's energy and DIY ethos is captured in everything from posters, flyers and record sleeves to tickets and magazine covers. Read more about the condition Very Good: A book that has been read and does not look new, but is in excellent condition. We also specialise in photography and architecture books, alongside a collection of sculpture and 20th century art work. Finance is provided by PayPal Credit (a trading name of PayPal UK Ltd, Whittaker House, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond-Upon-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom, TW9 1EH).

This amount includes seller specified domestic postage charges as well as applicable international postage, dispatch, and other fees. A compelling visual portrait of a time, place, and subculture that raised a middle finger to modern society Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-80 is an unrivalled collection of visually striking ephemera from Britain's punk subculture. 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. The raw amateur nature of the disposable material that really captures the creative have-a-go attitude of this short-lived yet incredibly influential movement.

He is the author of more than a dozen books, and was the founding member of Eye magazine in London, which he edited from 1990-97. Mott points out another reason to carry on collecting: in the internet age the physical evidence of punk is even more precious. Whether you're looking for some textbooks for university, the latest biography or a travel guide - you'll find what you need in our categories. Broaden(s) the conversation from punk as a musical movement to an exploration of the distinctive visual art style and approach to art-making that emerged from its urgent anarchism.

Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-80 is an unrivalled collection of visually striking ephemera from Britain's punk subculture. By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. 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. A compelling visual portrait of a time, place, and subculture that raised a middle finger to modern society 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.

It presents 500 artefacts – ‘zines,’ gig posters, flyers, and badges – from well-known and obscure musical acts, designers, venues, and related political groups.

No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins. 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. Being presented in book form doesn't take away the rawness of these simply created materials, and even the paper mirrors the designs of the originals. Oh So Pretty takes you back to that gleeful time and reminds us why the punk spirit continues to resonate and inspire new generations of kids to do it themselves-cause if they don't, who will? Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-80 is an unrivalled collection of visually striking ephemera from Britain’s punk subculture.

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