Tuesday, February 16, 2010

"American Artifact: The Rise Of American Rock Poster Art"

In the "American Artifact: The Rise Of American Rock Poster Art" DVD, releasing March 27, director Merle Becker interviews rock poster artists from different eras to discover that America is in the midst of a 21st century "rock poster art movement", with thousands of artists creating silk screened rock poster art.

Becker's film includes interviews with over 30 artists, taking the viewer on a journey through different decades and incarnations of this art form with Stanley Mouse, Frank Kozik, Art Chantry, EMEK, COOP, Derek Hess, Mark Arminski, Tara McPherson, Justin Hampton, Victor Moscoso, Jermaine Rogers, Jay Ryan, Chuck Sperry, Ron Donovan, Lindsey Kuhn, Leia Bell, Jim Pollock, Randy Tuten, Jim Sherraden & Hatch Show Print, Scrojo, Winston Smith, Print Mafia, Paul Imagine, Kevin Bradley, Julie Belcher, Jeff Wood, Steve Walters, Mat Daly, Stainboy, David Singer, Dennis Loren, Mike Martin, Gary Grimshaw and Chris Shaw.

Becker's credits include "CBS Tony Awards", "Beavis & Butt-Head", Comedy Central's "Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn" and MTV's "Total Request Live", with her films included in the permanent collection at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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