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1 VAN HAMERSVELD, JOHN John Van Hamersveld - Coolhous Studio: 50 Years of Graphic Design
Berkeley, California Ginko Press 2013 
First Edition, First Printing. Boldly signed by John Van Hamersveld. A heavy (4.6 pounds) full color coffee table book. 304 pages, Size.11.9 x 9.3 x 1.3 inches. Hardbound. As new in an as new dust jacket. A remarkable career retrospective of the artist whose two most famous posters are the great graphic poster for the film The Endless Summer, and the striking poster of Jimi Hendrix with curly snake-like hair. As the dust jacket notes: John Van Hamerveld (born 1941) is an American graphic artist and illustrator. In the early 1960s, while attending Art Center College of Design by day, he began his professional career as art director of Surfer magazine. By the mid-1960s, Van Hamersveld ground-breaking poster for the surf film The Endless Summer was making the rounds , and a name for its creator in the process. Eventually his tallents were directed towards concert posters promoting shows by the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Jeffereson Airplance, The Who and more. By the late 60s, John was hired as an art director at Capitol Records where he went on to design 300 album covers such as: Magical Mystery Tour - the Beatles, Crown of Creation - Jefferson Airplane, Exile On Main St. - Rolling Stones, Fly Like An Eagle - Steve Miller Band, Hotter Than Hell - Kiss, Skeletons from the Closet - The Greatful Dead, East To the Beat - Blondie, This Is What You Want - Public Image Ltd. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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