The Small Stakes: Music Posters

Overview

Renowned graphic artist Jason Munnthe one-man operation behind the studio The Small Stakesis a leader in modern-day music poster design. Collected here for the first time are over 150 of his iconic posters for various bands, including Beck, Wilco, Built to Spill, the Flaming Lips, the Pixies, and many more. Unique in their conceptual elegance, Munn's silk-screened posters are widely appreciated for perfectly evoking each artist or band's character and distinctive sound. With a foreword by Death Cab for Cutie's ...

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Overview

Renowned graphic artist Jason Munnthe one-man operation behind the studio The Small Stakesis a leader in modern-day music poster design. Collected here for the first time are over 150 of his iconic posters for various bands, including Beck, Wilco, Built to Spill, the Flaming Lips, the Pixies, and many more. Unique in their conceptual elegance, Munn's silk-screened posters are widely appreciated for perfectly evoking each artist or band's character and distinctive sound. With a foreword by Death Cab for Cutie's bassist Nicolas Harmer, an interview conducted by prolific poster artist Jay Ryan, and 6-color printing that showcases metallic silver and gold, this book is a beautiful celebration of art and music.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780811872300
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
  • Publication date: 3/31/2010
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 927,854
  • Product dimensions: 6.58 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Meet the Author

Jason Munn creates his award-winning design work from his independent design studio in Oakland, California. His work is featured in numerous exhibitions and is in several museum collections, including the SFMOMA and the Denver Art Museum.

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  • Posted July 18, 2010

    jason munn is the man!

    it is a collection of posters that jason munn of the small stakes has produced so far. i was first introduced to his work from insound.com's collection of posters, shirts, and hoodies insound 20 (+1) of indie bands. his work is original, clever, simple, unique, etc. my favorite design is death cab for cutie's escape poster. highly recommended and well worth the money. enjoy!

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