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DARK NOUVEAU

Malleus, Alan Forbes and Firehouse

Artrock Gallery

893 Folsom Street in San Francisco

MALLEUS, the artist collective of Urlo, Poia and Lu, the remarkable poster design team from Italy, will be unveiling their new works and limited art prints on Saturday, October 10 at ARTROCK GALLERY in San Francisco.

Alan Forbes and Chuck Sperry / Ron Donovan of the Firehouse will exhibit with MALLEUS – each presenting art prints specifically designed for the event.

In addition there will be a live print demonstration, so you will have an opportunity to acquire an exclusive art print made for you right before your very eyes.

The event is a celebration of DARK NOUVEAU, a return to the roots of poster creation.

DARK NOUVEAU evokes equally the fin de siécle style of Toulouse-Lautrec and 1960′s San Francisco Psychedelia – and operates here as a manifesto of reinvention and revision – aimed at connecting to the poster movement of the Decadent Period to the Belle Epoque and folding it into the Psychedelic Period to the present modern global silkscreen movement.

DARK NOUVEAU opens at 7pm – Saturday, October 10 at ARTROCK GALLERY – 893 Folsom Street in San Francisco.

“Absinthe makes the heart grow fonder.”

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garyhouston

TRPS is pleased to announce that this year’s TRPS Festival of Rock Posters will be held on:

Saturday – October 10th – from 10:00 to 6:00.

Once again The TRPS Festival of Posters will be at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. As always, the show will feature rock poster artists and dealers from around the country, and is the one show not to be missed by poster collectors and all fans of rock art. Those of you who were with us at last year’s show know that this has become a destination event, and this year’s lineup is already shaping up to be one of our best ever.

The Hall of Flowers (AKA the Old County Fair Building) is located near the corner of Ninth and Lincoln. Admission is $10 ($5 for TRPS members with card).

You don’t want to miss this one. See you all there!

List of Artists and Dealers:

PNE (Post New Explosionism: Emek, Justin Hampton, Jermaine Rogers), Malleus (from Italy), Drowning Creek Studios (Jeff Wood with Johnny Thief), Burlesque of North America, The Firehouse (Chuck Sperry and Ron Donovan), Wes Wilson, David Byrd (of Fillmore East fame), Stanley Mouse, Brad Klausen, Victor Moscoso, Dave Hunter, Gary Houston, Lee Conklin, S.F. Rockposters, David Singer, Randy Tuten, Alan Forbes, Justin McNeal, Marq Spusta, John Mavroudis, Paul Imagine, David D’Andrea, Bob Cohen (Avalon co-founder), Chris Shaw, Alex Fischer, Eric King, Carolyn Ferris, Tea Lautrec Litho, John Seabury, Gregg Gordon, John Howard, Cahoots Graphics (Dennis Loren), Ryan Kerrigan, fillmoreposters.com, Jim Pierce, Pat Ryan, Perry Pfeffer, Dano Kuhlken (DKNG Studios), Connected Music, Larry Freeman, Cliff Yamasaki, Vince Dugar, Political Gridlock, Sherwood Donahue, Helie Robertson, Tom Hill, Kris Mikkelson and Ron Schaeffer.

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Here’s the first poster I did for the Firehouse-Goldenvoice Poster Series.

Nick Cave played at The Warfield in San Francisco, California on September 19 and 20, 2008 with Red Sparowes.

I designed a 4 color silkscreen gig poster for this event using a very fine etching collage I created. This poster measures 26″ x 23″ and comes from an edition of 250, signed and numbered. This poster is #3 in the Firehouse Goldenvoice poster series.

Nick Cave – Red Sparowes

Firehouse Goldenvoice Series Number 3

Editon of 250

4 colors on 14 point cover stock

26″ x 23″

SOLD OUT

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Join us at Varnish Gallery – Saturday, October 24 for a live concert of MALLEUS’ rock band UFOMAMMUT with ACID KING – doors at 7 – show at 8:30 pm

DJ Evil Justin will round out the evening providing choice punk and rock and roll.

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Tickets $15 at the door

Ufomammut and Acid King at Varnish Fine Art 77 Natoma, SF – 10/24/09 – door 7 pm – show 8:30 pm


VARNISH

Malleus, Alan Forbes, Dave Hunter and Firehouse at VARNISH Fine Art Gallery

77 Natoma Street at 2nd Street

MALLEUS, the artist collective of Urlo, Poia and Lu, the remarkable poster design team from Italy, will be unveiling their new works and limited art prints at 7 pm on Friday, October 23 at VARNISH FINE ART GALLERY in San Francisco.

Alan Forbes, Dave Hunter and Chuck Sperry / Ron Donovan of the Firehouse will exhibit with MALLEUS – each presenting art prints specifically designed for the event.

The show will last for two days – Friday and Saturday – October 23 and 24, 2009.

The event is a celebration of “DARK NOUVEAU,” a return to the roots of poster creation. DARK NOUVEAU evokes equally the fin de siécle style of Toulouse-Lautrec and 1960′s San Francisco Psychedelia – and operates here as a manifesto of reinvention and revision – aimed at connecting to the poster movement of the Decadent Period to the Belle Epoque and folding it into the Psychedelic Period to the present modern global silkscreen movement.

DARK NOUVEAU art installation at VARNISH FINE ART GALLERY – October 23 through October 24, 2009 • MALLEUS – Alan Forbes – Chuck Sperry and Ron Donovan of the Firehouse – Dave Hunter

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