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incredibly loud and close

by Art Chantry: this was one of those early seattle punk posters that blew my mind. it was wheatpasted (primarily) all over the u-district in mid 1978. i had just moved to seattle (after living in tacoma and bellingham) and … Continue reading

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virgil

by Art Chantry: and this is (of course) the greatest of the greats, virgil finlay. i saw this cover and HAD to own it. it’s spectacular! finlay is another one of those 20th century artists who should be listed high … Continue reading

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instant littering: accidental chaos

by Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com) years ago i wrote (more like assembled) a book about the history of seattle punk culture posters titled “instant litter”.. it covered roughly the years 1976-1984 (it came out in 1985). of course, all the … Continue reading

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instant litter

by Art Chantry (art@artchantry.com ) i spent the bulk of 1984 putting together my book, “instant litter: concert posters from seattle punk culture.” i attempted to document through posters the seattle punk scene from it’s primordial ooze early days (the … Continue reading

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the bell curve progression: instant litter

by Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com) i really think the era of great magazines is really over. since they first emerged in the last half of the 19th century, popular magazines have quickly grown into a magnificent art form in itself. … Continue reading

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sweet revenge

by Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com) this is a revenge flyer. i pulled it off a telephone pole. it’s for a party thrown at an ususpecting victim’s house that the whole city is invited to attend- and EVERYTHING IS FREE! can … Continue reading

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bag men: sugar pops

by Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com) since i,ve ¬†gotten into a scary creepy mood and posted some bags, i thought i’d go one step further and post my even smaller scarier collection of pop corn bags. of course, the fact that … Continue reading

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french curves

the designer didn’t put it there, the culture did… Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com): I have a theory. dunno if there is anything to it. but, i’m going to bounce it off you folks and see what happens. For most of … Continue reading

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a few inherent problems with reality

UFO’s. Context is everything… by Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com ) MAGAZINE COVER OF THE MONTH: summer, 1992, issue of “UFO Universe” magazine. please note that this astonishing photograph of an interplanetary unidentified flying object alien spacecraft from outer space itself … Continue reading

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sub genius

Hey its a doctorate….. by Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com): This is my official ‘doktorate’ diploma from the Church of the Sub-Genius. It’s what you used to receive when you joined up (i think it was $25), back in the 1980′s, … Continue reading

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