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WET #31

Lewis MacAdams, editor

Ready, set, WET!... Cutting edge Los Angeles culture from the early 1980s! New Wave art, design, film, sounds and stylized living. WET #31 includes: •Elvis Costello Talks •Fabulous Beverly...

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NOTES FROM THE POP UNDERGROUND

Peter Belsito, editor

Survival Research Laboratories! Diamanda Galas! The Church of the Subgenius! Robert Anton Wilson! Jim Jarmusch! Michael Peppe! RAW Magazine! Keith Haring! Jello Biafra! Spalding Gray! Icons from...

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WET #32

Lewis MacAdams

Ready, set, WET!... Cutting edge Los Angeles culture from the early 1980s! New Wave art, design, film, sounds and stylized living. WET #32 includes: •Japanese Buyer’s Guide to Los Angeles...

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THE ART OF TIKI

Sven Kirsten, Otto von Stroheim

"While Polynesian Pop is considered kitsch, Kirsten approaches the subject with an authoritative and historical perspective like nobody else." —The Atomic Blog The Art of Tiki is a passionate study...

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DALÍ BY BAUDOIN

Edmond Daudoin

Genius, eccentric, exhibitionist: There is no shortage of adjectives to describe the great surrealist painter Salvador Dalí (1904–1989). Yet this iconic artist and controversial thinker remains a figure...

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JUXTAPOZ #188

Evan Pricco, editor

Started by Robert Williams, Juxtapoz is the art magazine for "lowbrow" art: tattoo art, graffiti art, car culture art, erotic art, outlaw art, fantasy and sci-fi art, comic-influenced art, etc! In this...

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JUXTAPOZ #187

Evan Pricco, editor

Started by Robert Williams, Juxtapoz is the art magazine for "lowbrow" art: tattoo art, graffiti art, car culture art, erotic art, outlaw art, fantasy and sci-fi art, comic-influenced art, etc! In this...

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THE OUTLAW BIBLE OF AMERICAN ART

Alan Kaufman

The Outlaw Bible of American Art is a 700-page revolutionary art world shocker: a Who’s Who alternative canon of marginalized or famed audodidactic paint-slinging loners who followed their own outrageous,...

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STREETOPIA

Erick Lyle, editor, Rebecca Solnit, Chris Kraus, Chris Johanson, Various

After San Francisco's new mayor announced imminent plans to "clean up" downtown with a new corporate "dot com corridor" and arts district —featuring the new headquarters of Twitter and Burning Man —curators...

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SOCIETY IS NIX

Peter Maresca, editor

Seen here for the first time: Origins of the Sunday Comics! This is how it all began! Mit dese kids, society iss nix! So said The Inspector about the Katzenjammer kids. But he could have been speaking...

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JEFFREY JONES DEFINITIVE REFERENCE

Jeffrey Catherine Jones

Vanguard follows their hit Frazetta: The Definitive Reference with Jeffrey Jones: The Definitive Reference. Legendary artist Frank Frazetta once called Hugo Award and World Fantasy Award winner Jones "the...

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PIETER BRUEGEL: NETHERLANDISH ART

Christian Vöhringer

The volumes in this bibliophile series provide unique portraits of European art history. Readers gain fascinating insights into the artists' biographies and their styles: Durer and his famous portraits...

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