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AVERY LOZADA | DATE 6/1/2017

It's the time of the season for loving... Summer of Love Booklist

Come Alive!: The Spirited Art of Sister CoritaCome Alive!: The Spirited Art of Sister Corita
The "Odessey": The Zombies in Words and ImagesThe "Odessey": The Zombies in Words and Images
Nothing Is Real: When the Beatles Met the EastNothing Is Real: When the Beatles Met the East
John Cohen: Here and Gone, Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie & the 1960sJohn Cohen: Here and Gone, Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie & the 1960s
Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for UtopiaHippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia
Hippie ChicHippie Chic
Jan Ságl: Plastic People Primitives GroupJan Ságl: Plastic People Primitives Group
Victor Moscoso: Psychedelic Drawings 1967-1982Victor Moscoso: Psychedelic Drawings 1967-1982
Floating in SausalitoFloating in Sausalito
Semina Culture: Wallace Berman & His CircleSemina Culture: Wallace Berman & His Circle

Come Alive!: The Spirited Art of Sister CoritaCome Alive!: The Spirited Art of Sister Corita

Published by Four Corners Books.
Text by Julie Ault, Daniel Berrigan.

The riotous and colorful artwork of famed catholic nun and educator Corita Kent

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Four Corners Books

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Paperback, 9.75 x 11.25 in. / 128 pgs / 100 color / 5 bw.

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The "Odessey": The Zombies in Words and ImagesThe "Odessey": The Zombies in Words and Images

Published by Reel Art Press/BMG Books.
By The Zombies. Foreword by Tom Petty. Text by Scott B. Bomar, Cindy da Silva. Contributions by Brian Wilson, Carlos Santana, Paul Weller.

Released 50 years ago, and celebrated in this new book, the Zombies' final album Odessey and Oracle is a masterpiece of '60s rock

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Reel Art Press/BMG Books

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Hardcover, 10 x 10 in. / 152 pgs / 62 color / 43 bw.

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Nothing Is Real: When the Beatles Met the EastNothing Is Real: When the Beatles Met the East

Published by Silvana Editoriale.
Edited by Luca Beatrice. Text by Antonio Taormina, Fulvio Ferrari, Matteo Guarnaccia, Gabriele Ferraris, Steve Della Casa.

The influence of Eastern mysticism on the music of The Beatles

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Silvana Editoriale

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Paperback, 9 x 11 in. / 176 pgs / 200 color.

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John Cohen: Here and Gone, Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie & the 1960sJohn Cohen: Here and Gone, Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie & the 1960s

Published by Steidl.

John Cohen’s portraiture of two titans of American music at opposite ends of their careers

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Steidl

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Hardcover, 9.5 x 9.5 in. / 144 pgs / illustrated throughout.

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Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for UtopiaHippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia

Published by Walker Art Center.
Edited with text by Andrew Blauvelt. Text by Greg Castillo, Esther Choi, Alison Clarke, Hugh Dubberly, Ross Elfline, Craig Peariso, Tina Rivers Ryan, Catharine Rossi, Simon Sadler, Felicity Scott, Lorraine Wild with David Karwan. Interviews by Adam Gildar, Susan Snodgrass, Elizabeth Glass.

Hippie Modernism examines the art, architecture and design of the counterculture of the 1960s and early 1970s. The catalog surveys the radical experiments that challenged societal norms while proposing new kinds of technological, ecological and political utopia. It includes the counter-design proposals of Victor Papanek and the anti-design polemics of Global Tools; the radical architectural visions of Archigram, Superstudio, Haus-Rucker-Co and ONYX; the installations of Ken Isaacs, Joan Hills, Mark Boyle, Hélio Oiticica and Neville D'Almeida; the experimental films of Jordan Belson, Bruce Conner and John Whitney; posters and prints by Emory Douglas, Corita Kent and Victor Moscoso; documentation of performances by the Diggers and the Cockettes; publications such as Oz and The Whole Earth Catalog; books by Marshall McLuhan and Buckminster Fuller; and much more.

While the turbulent social history of the 1960s is well known, its cultural production remains comparatively under-examined. In this substantial volume, scholars explore a range of practices such as radical architectural and anti-design movements emerging in Europe and North America; the print revolution in the graphic design of books, posters and magazines; and new forms of cultural practice that merged street theater and radical politics. Through a profusion of illustrations, interviews with figures, including Gerd Stern of USCO, Ken Isaacs, Gunther Zamp Kelp of Haus-Rucker-Co, Ron Williams and Woody Rainey of ONYX, Franco Raggi of Global Tools, Tony Martin, Clark Richert and Richard Kallweit of Drop City, as well as new scholarly writings, this book explores the conjunction of the countercultural ethos and the modernist desire to fuse art and life.



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Walker Art Center

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Hippie ChicHippie Chic

Published by MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Text by Lauren D. Whitley.

A fresh look at hippie couture with a focus on the top fashion houses influenced by street culture

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MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Hardcover, 8 x 10.5 in. / 152 pgs / 145 color.

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Jan Ságl: Plastic People Primitives GroupJan Ságl: Plastic People Primitives Group

Dancing on the Double Ice

Published by Kant.
Edited and with text by Jan Ságl. Preface by Lenka Bucilová. Interviews by Petr Volf.

In mid-1960s Czechoslovakia, prior to the Soviet invasion, the hippie ethos reigned supreme. Photographer Jan Ságl (born 1942), now well known for his photographs of Paris, was on hand to document the communes, bands and performances of the time. He photographed the scenes around the artist Zorka Ságlová, the art theorist Vera Jirousová and bands such as the Primitives Group, the Plastic People of the Universe, DG 307, Aktual and others. In the spring of 1976, while Ságl and his wife were holidaying at their weekend cottage, the police cracked down on the circle around these bands, searching homes, interrogating "suspects" and making arrests. Ságl returned home just in time to hide his photographs, which would otherwise have led to many further arrests. They remained hidden, and were eventually thought lost, until 2012, when Ságl unearthed the images--compiling them in this astonishing, massive panorama of an otherwise undocumented Czech counterculture.

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Kant

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Hardcover, 9 x 9 in. / 540 pgs / 553 bw.

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Victor Moscoso: Psychedelic Drawings 1967-1982Victor Moscoso: Psychedelic Drawings 1967-1982

Published by Andrew Edlin Gallery.
Edited by Dan Nadel. Text by Norman Hathaway, Gail Moscoso.

This is the catalogue for the first retrospective of drawings by Victor Moscoso (born 1936), one of the preeminent graphic artists of the 20th century, who is widely renowned for his 1960s psychedelic posters and comics. Moscoso began designing posters for rock shows in San Francisco in 1966, and quickly developed a signature style in which opposite hues of the same intensity sit next to each other to create a visual "vibration" effect. This book is the first to present the full range of Moscoso's drawings for posters and comics, including original renderings for his renowned cover of Zap Comix 4 (1969), the Hocus Pocus story, posters for The Doors and The Who, and other seminal published editions. These works reveal Moscoso's dedication to expert draftsmanship in the service of graphics, as well as his graceful approach to drawing everything from dinosaurs to spaceships to humans.

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Andrew Edlin Gallery

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Paperback, 9.5 x 10.5 in. / 96 pgs / 80 color.

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Floating in SausalitoFloating in Sausalito

Photographs by Lars Strandberg

Published by Kerber.
Edited by Lars Åberg, Lars Strandberg. Text by Lars Åberg. Photographs by Lars Strandberg.

Floating in Sausalito tells the story of the vibrant houseboat community in Sausalito, California—just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco—where, in the 1950s, the beat and hippie counterculture created a houseboat outpost that has long since become part of the Bay Area’s affluent alternative lifestyle.

This community, the largest of its kind in the US, boasts colorful residents (both long-term and recent), innovative waterside architecture and a significant cultural history. Here, photographer Lars Strandberg and writer Lars Aberg, who have previously collaborated on the critically acclaimed book West (on the modern American West), create a seductive portrait of a sun-soaked floating bohemia.

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Kerber

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Hardcover, 9.5 x 13 in. / 240 pgs / 105 color / 3 bw.

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Semina Culture: Wallace Berman & His CircleSemina Culture: Wallace Berman & His Circle

Published by D.A.P./Santa Monica Museum of Art.
Edited with text by Michael Duncan, Kristine McKenna. Text by Stephen Fredman.

The pioneering account of West Coast assemblage art, featuring Bruce Conner, Jess, Jay DeFeo, Robert Duncan, Cameron and a cast of postwar countercultural icons

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D.A.P./Santa Monica Museum of Art

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Hardcover, 9 x 11 in. / 384 pgs / 242 color / 250 bw.

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