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Kustom Kulture

Author : Robert Williams
ISBN : 9780867194050
Genre : Architecture
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Car culture - pinstriping, customising and cartooning - is nearly synonymous with Southern California culture. Kustom Kulture tells the story of the revved-up legends of the custom car cult of the 1950s, 60s and 70s in Los Angeles. Features art work by Robert Williams, Von Dutch and Ed |Big Daddy| Roth. Hot rod art at its best by three masters of the form.
Category: Architecture

Renegade Magazine Issue 41

Author : Scharf
ISBN : 1710264756
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This issue contains, spreads on the Born-Free 11 show, Willie's Chopper Time show, a special Renegade Route 66 photo spread, plus spreads on a 46 Flathead and a Kawasaki KZ650, and more.

Renegade Magazine Issue 36

Author : Mark Scharf
ISBN : 154125497X
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Renegade Magazine is the Kustom Kulture authority! In this issue we have feature articles on some of the nations top biker rallies, including Daytona's Biketoberfest, with Willies's Tropical Tattoo Chopper Time Show, the Texas Lone Star Rally, Myrtle Beach Fall Rally, plus a couple smaller events, like the Derilicts Indian River Rumble, and the 17th annual Hot Rod Reunion. We also have some really cool rat rods, and custom motorcycles for your viewing pleasure, plus more hot Renegade Angels and more from the Renegade Zombie Apocalypse tour!

Ed Roth S Mysterion

Author : Jeffrey A. Jones
ISBN : 9780786499687
Genre : Transportation
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“Relative to the model world, the author does an impressive and exacting job…this book is as unique, as was Roth himself…this is a ‘cookbook’ for anyone who dares (who would?) fabricate a second replica of Mysterion…hats off to Mr. Jones for what he’s done in bringing back to life a truly unique one-off vehicle that has become a legendary part of American culture”—SAH Journal “Jones explains the details of every significant construction step…His ship knowledge is limitless and amazing, and he explains thing in plain English”—The Hemmings Daily “An intensely detailed account…a monumental task”—Street Rodder “YOUR BOOK! WOW! Thanks for all you’ve done for Ed Roth and his friends. What great words, photos, drawings, story book! It really is! You’re like Ed, a Game Changer. It is a great surprise book!”—A. M. Koveleski, legendary race driver, Auto World mail order entrepreneur, and close friend of Ed Roth “Thanks for a great book on a great car built by a great guy!”—Bob Larivee Sr., legendary car show promoter, one-time owner of Mysterion, and close friend of Ed Roth “As a ’60’s showcar enthusiast, I was blown away by the details revealed by Mr. Jones’ research of the iconic Ed Roth creation. I thought I had seen all published info on the car; he came up with so much of which I was not aware. Who knew (or remembered) that the car was not featured inside Rod and Custom Magazine (only shown on the cover). The legend is larger than the car (and its coverage). But beyond the fascinating story, Mr. Jones has written the textbook for “Joe Average” to use when he decides to build a complete car from scratch! His determination and innovation are right up there with the best pro’s in the hot rod field. If you are into all things Roth, this is a must for your library.”—Tom Davison, Shepherd of Mysterion show car during last few months of existence Ed "Big Daddy" Roth (1932-2001) was a phenomenon. His body of work is still discussed in hot rodding, fine arts and pop culture circles and his cult following remains as devoted as it was during his career. His 1963 Mysterion show car--featuring two big-block Ford V8s--was his masterpiece and the story of its rise and brief existence is legendary. Though it was immortalized as a popular plastic model kit and is featured on several websites, little is known about Roth's magnum opus. There are a number of fanciful stories of its demise--mostly fiction. Combining history and shop class, this book provides a full investigation of Mysterion--both the legend and the machine itself. Drawing on interviews, magazine articles, photos, models and other (sometimes obscure) sources, the author pieces together the true story of the car, while documenting his own faithful bolt-by-bolt recreation of Mysterion.
Category: Transportation

Kustom Kulture

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Creating The Future

Author : Michael Fallon
ISBN : 9781619024045
Genre : Art
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Conceived as a challenge to long-standing conventional wisdom, Creating the Future is a work of social history/cultural criticism that examines the premise that the progress of art in Los Angeles ceased during the 1970s—after the decline of the Ferus Gallery, the scattering of its stable of artists (Robert Irwin, Ed Kienholz, Ed Moses, Ed Rusha and others), and the economic struggles throughout the decade—and didn’t resume until sometime around 1984 when Mark Tansey, Alison Saar, Judy Fiskin, Carrie Mae Weems, David Salle, Manuel Ocampo, among others became stars in an exploding art market. However, this is far from the reality of the L.A. art scene in the 1970s. The passing of those fashionable 1960s-era icons, in fact, allowed the development of a chaotic array of outlandish and independent voices, marginalized communities, and energetic, sometimes bizarre visions that thrived during the stagnant 1970s. Fallon’s narrative describes and celebrates, through twelve thematically arranged chapters, the wide range of intriguing artists and the world—not just the objects—they created. He reveals the deeper, more culturally dynamic truth about a significant moment in American art history, presenting an alternative story of stubborn creativity in the face of widespread ignorance and misapprehension among the art cognoscenti, who dismissed the 1970s in Los Angeles as a time of dissipation and decline. Coming into being right before their eyes was an ardent local feminist art movement, which had lasting influence on the direction of art across the nation; an emerging Chicano Art movement, spreading Chicano murals across Los Angeles and to other major cities; a new and more modern vision for the role and look of public art; a slow consolidation of local street sensibilities, car fetishism, gang and punk aesthetics into the earliest version of what would later become the “Lowbrow” art movement; the subversive co-opting, in full view of Pop Art, of the values, aesthetics, and imagery of Tinseltown by a number of young and innovative local artists who would go on to greater national renown; and a number of independent voices who, lacking the support structures of an art movement or artist cohort, pursued their brilliant artistic visions in near-isolation. Despite the lack of attention, these artists would later reemerge as visionary signposts to many later trends in art. Their work would prove more interesting, more lastingly influential, and vastly more important than ever imagined or expected by those who saw it or even by those who created it in 1970’s Los Angeles. Creating the Future is a visionary work that seeks to recapture this important decade and its influence on today’s generation of artists.
Category: Art

Anna Sui

Author : Andrew Bolton
ISBN : 9781452128597
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Anna Sui's trendsetting rock-and-roll looks have made her one of this decade's top five fashion icons (Time). Here, in the first book to cover the entire scope of Sui's twenty-year career, fans get rare access to the designer's creative process. This richly visual retrospective celebrates her influence, from her first show that snared the support of supermodels Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, and Kate Moss to the role she's played in making the babydoll dress one of fashion's most iconic silhouettes. With more than 400 photographs from legendary photographers, this exquisite tomewith a shimmering foil-stamped coveris essential for all fashionistas.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

American Countercultures An Encyclopedia Of Nonconformists Alternative Lifestyles And Radical Ideas In U S History

Author : Gina Misiroglu
ISBN : 9781317477297
Genre : History
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Counterculture, while commonly used to describe youth-oriented movements during the 1960s, refers to any attempt to challenge or change conventional values and practices or the dominant lifestyles of the day. This fascinating three-volume set explores these movements in America from colonial times to the present in colorful detail. "American Countercultures" is the first reference work to examine the impact of countercultural movements on American social history. It highlights the writings, recordings, and visual works produced by these movements to educate, inspire, and incite action in all eras of the nation's history. A-Z entries provide a wealth of information on personalities, places, events, concepts, beliefs, groups, and practices. The set includes numerous illustrations, a topic finder, primary source documents, a bibliography and a filmography, and an index.
Category: History