Books as Art: A Cover Story - An exhibition of classic cover art from the 1960s and 1970s
Friday 2nd November 2012 9:30am - Wednesday 28th November 2012 9pm
107 Charing Cross Road
Exhibition, Free Event
With a wealth of iconic prints on show, come and discover the very best in 1960s and 1970s classic cover art in the Café at Foyles this November. Work ranges from pieces by Penguin Books' former art director David Pelham to prints from Faber and Faber's former art director Berthold Wolpe, Fontana Modern Masters artist Oliver Bevan and science fiction artist Tony Roberts.
The exhibition includes David Pelham's iconic 'cog-eyed droog' for A Clockwork Orange in 1972 and his acclaimed series of paintings for The Drowned World, The Terminal Beach and other J G Ballard titles in 1974. Also featured are Berthold Wolpe's vintage book jackets for Faber Paper-covered Editions in the 1960s and Oliver Bevan's cover art for the Fontana Modern Masters series (1970 - 71).
Limited and open edition prints from the exhibition will be available to purchase from www.wire-frame.net/fineart.html
Venue: The Café at Foyles, First Floor, Charing Cross Road, London
Monday - Saturday 9am - 9pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm
*Please note that due to the arrangement of the Café viewing may be restricted
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