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handbill me down: fatal metaphors for an age

by Art Chantry: this is b&w photocopy (all i have anymore) of a small 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 handbill for a concert at the seattle center’s memorial stadium (now next to the EMP. hendrix played his first seattle headline … Continue reading

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a tribe called zest

What happens when a cultural expression becomes little else than a product to peddle, one shorn of any radical political agenda. Does hip hop music feed what Bell Hooks has asserted is an ethnic enlivening of experience within mainstream white … Continue reading

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graffiti : where’s kilroy?

by Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com) GRAFFITI¬† has been with for a veeerrry looooong time. political graffiti was found scrawled on the walls unearthed in pompeii. workmen scribbled obscene derisive graffiti inside the great pyramid of cheops as they built it. … Continue reading

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good vibrations: still cool after all these years

From the Bauhaus to your house… Art Chantry (art@artchantry.com): In the pantheon of graphic design professionals, there are very very few who have reached the levels occupied by Ivan Chermayeff. He’s considered one of the grand masters of 20th century … Continue reading

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phase 2: it didn’t grow on a tree

Phase Too. Embracing the subcultures stemming from poverty and marginalization… Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com): No, this is not Joey Ramone. this guy is Lonny Wood. He’s also known as phase too (phase two, phase 2, P2, phase, phaze, etc. etc.) … Continue reading

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