Photo by PD Rearick"If punk birthed a thousand garage bands, it certainly birthed as many designers," says Punk Graphics curator By Gunseli Yalcinkaya The curator of a new exhibition on punk graphics at Detroit's Cranbrook Art Museum, has selected five key works that explore the movement in the United States and United Kingdom. The exhibition titled Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics 1976-1986 focuses on the visual development of punk culture between 1976 and 1986. It contains approximately 500 of punk's most memorable graphics – including flyers, posters, albums and zines. "Since its rebellious inception in the 1970s, punk has always exhibited very visual forms of expression," said curator Andrew Blauvelt. "The energy of the movement created a powerful subcultural phenomena that transcended music to affect other fields such as visual art and design," he explained. "Punk provided many new opportunities for designers" The exhibition aims to show punk "as a heterogeneous design ...Read More
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