Mod Art (Limited Edition Alternate Cover)Paul Anderson
Examining and illustrating the art scene surrounding the birth of modernism and its simultaneous rise among the burgeoning working class Mod scene of the 60’s, Paul Anderson’s Mod Art is the definitive work on the visual culture of Mod.
With interviews from key artists, scene members, a rich understanding of the how the collision of high art and mass culture formed Mod Art, this book will appeal to fans of history, music, fashion and art.
Gorgeously illustrated with a treasure trove of hundreds of colour photographs of famous, rediscovered and rare photographs from the era, Mod Art will be read and re-read for years to come.
This limited edition run of 500 copies has cover art by Justina Dewhurst.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Paul ‘Smiler’ Anderson has been in love with the Mod way of life since 1979. Throughout the 80’s to the present day he has been involved in organising many events, publishing fanzines and running club nights. Alongside Damian Jones he co-compiles and writes sleevenotes for the ‘Rare Mod’ series of compilations and EP’s on Acid Jazz records. In 2011, he presented the biggest ever exhibition of 60’s Mod related items. ‘Reading Steady Go!’ proved to be Reading museum’s most successful exhibition to date. He is the author of the bestselling book, Mods: The New Religion,