Slingshot: 32 Postcards

Slingshot Postcards Disguised as a book of innocent postcards Slingshot is a dangerous collection of Eric Drooker s most notorious posters Plastered on brick walls from New York to Berlin tattooed on bodies from Kansas

  • Title: Slingshot: 32 Postcards
  • Author: Eric Drooker
  • ISBN: 9781604860160
  • Page: 300
  • Format: Novelty
  • Disguised as a book of innocent postcards, Slingshot is a dangerous collection of Eric Drooker s most notorious posters Plastered on brick walls from New York to Berlin, tattooed on bodies from Kansas to Mexico City, Drooker s graphics continue to infiltrate and inflame the body politic Drooker is the author of two graphic novels, Flood A Novel in Pictures winner of thDisguised as a book of innocent postcards, Slingshot is a dangerous collection of Eric Drooker s most notorious posters Plastered on brick walls from New York to Berlin, tattooed on bodies from Kansas to Mexico City, Drooker s graphics continue to infiltrate and inflame the body politic Drooker is the author of two graphic novels, Flood A Novel in Pictures winner of the American Book Award , and Blood Song A Silent Ballad He collaborated with Beat poet Allen Ginsberg on the underground classic, Illuminated Poems His provocative art has appeared on countless posters, book and CD covers, and his hard edged graphics are a familiar sight on street corners throughout the world Eric Drooker is a third generation New Yorker, born and raised on Manhattan Island His paintings are frequently seen on covers of The New Yorker magazine, and hang in various art collections throughout the U.S and Europe.

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    1. sfbg/blogs/pixel_visioarf Lit: Erik Drooker takes aim with SlingshotBy Ben TerrallI met Eric Drooker when we were both callow teens experiencing the joys of a coed Quaker socialist hippie camp in Vermont. We skinny-dipped, which was part of the camp's official policy, and smoked pot, which wasn't. Drooker has lived in the Bay Area since the mid-1990s, but his art is closely associated with New York City. A lanky, laconic man in his late 40s, he was born and raised in Manhattan, and the city stil [...]

    2. Of course, since this book has no text, it is not something you read. However, if you have ever wanted to display Drooker's hauntingly powerful images on your walls, this is a fairly inexpensive* way to go about it. The quality of the paper (because they are postcards) is sturdier than regular copy paper, making it a nicer looking choice than printing the pictures out from your computer.* I purchased mine from a used bookstore as a remainder for only $7.50

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