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Other Christs; Illuminated Edition
California: SST Publications, 1983. paperback. Raymond Pettibone. Artist's book. Pictorial wrappers. 32 page staple bound. Illustrated with black and white drawings . Limited edition of 500 copies, of which around 100 copies survived. Unsigned and numbered 240. Book measures 8.75" x 5.5" This is a rare artist's book or zine by prominent American artist, Raymond Pettibon. This book, titled Other Christs is described by the publisher as Pettibon's prophet making religious testament, a financial blessing. The book includes black and white illustrations sometimes accompanied with text. Book is in very good condition with no spots or flaws. Raymond Pettibon began his career as a musician and designer. He gained recognition in the late 1970s with his iconoclastic logos and album covers for famous rock bands like Sonic Youth and Black Flag. His visual style, reflecting the anti-authoritarian punk-rock sensibility is inspired by the works of Francis Goya, William Blake and John Sloan. His work includes a convergence of text and visual ranging from the political to philosophical to religious to the erotic. His work is often described as dark, obscure, provocative, implicit and abstract. He is also a lead singer for the California based band called the Niche Makers. This is a rare limited edition example of his work.
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