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New Punk Design Book & Exhibition Due
Laurie Tuffrey , October 4th, 2012 11:49

Publication of Punk: An Aesthetic accompanied by new exhibition at the Hayward Gallery, London

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A new book, out now, collects rare punk art and ephemera, including posters, flyers, fanzine images and photographs.

Punk: An Aesthetic (cover art above), published by Rizzoli, aims to be the definitive collection of punk's fervent graphic design scene, as well as the DIY movements that preceded and followed its emergence. We've got a few highlights from the book - take a look below:

It's edited by England's Dreaming author Jon Savage and Johan Kugelberg, and features essays from them, as well as the science fiction author William Gibson and the visual artists Linder Sterling and Gee Vaucher.

To celebrate its publication, the Hayward Gallery Project Space is hosting the exhibition 'SOMEDAY ALL THE ADULTS WILL DIE: Punk Graphics 1971 - 1984'. Curated by Kugelberg, whose Cornell University Punk Archive has contributed the exhibited items, and Savage, it features homemade cassettes, fanzines, posters, handbills, records and clothing, as well as original pieces by Sterling, Vaucher, Jamie Reid, Gary Panther, John Homstrom and Penny Rimbaud.

The exhibition is open now and runs until November 4. For more information and tickets, head over to the Hayward Gallery's website here.

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