Visceral Pleasures

PDF EBook by Vaughan Oliver

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As we all know, sometimes you can judge a book by it's cover. Visceral Pleasures PDF EBook Believe it or not, back when people still bought records, one was able to judge a new piece of vinyl by it's cover also. During the 80's and 90's whenever you stepped inside a record store and browsed the new arrivals one could never go wrong with buying the latest release on the 4AD label.

This book is an overview of that Ivo Watts- PDFRussell (founder of the label) 4AD era, specifically Vaughn Oliver as under the name of 23 Envelope, then later as V23.

Oliver, a graphic designer along with photographer Nigel Grierson produced these beautiful record sleeves. This book is a beautifully illustrated production with analytically commentary by Rick Poynor is the first to examine both phases of Oliver's career.

From the beginning Oliver found Design, as conventionally and practiced, too rational and limiting. His long lasting relationship with 4AD gave him an exceptional opportunity to explore new approaches with the support of a committed client.At their most expressive and innovative, his graphic images embody his intense responses as a listener, plunging the viewer into a world of visceral sensation and pleasure.

Working in-house at Ivo's tiny south London company, Oliver created a stunningseries of sleeves and posters for groups like the Cocteau Twins, This Mortal Coil, The Pixies and Lush along with many others. Like this book? Read online this: The Political Career Of Oliver St. John, 1637 1649, Private Pleasures.

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