BEYOND PUNK EXHIBITION NOW ON

'VIVE LE ROCK ATTENDED THE OPENING NIGHT OF BEYOND PUNK LAST NIGHT ALONG WITH THE LIKES OF GAYE ADVERT, CHARLIE HARPER, JOHN ROBB, KNOX, TV SMITH AND POLY STYRENE. THERES SOME GREAT ART ON DISPLAY SO GET DOWN AND CHECK IT OUT!!   Beyond Punk' a unique art show curated by Gaye Advert Signal Gallery Starts > 12th August > Signal Gallery is delighted to present 'Beyond Punk' featuring the artwork of > punk musicians, artists associated with punk bands and artistic friends of > punk. The legendary bassist from The Adverts, Gaye Advert, curates the > exhibition, which will gather together a fantastic collection of 'hell > raising' talent.  From the outset, the punk movement was about more than just > music. The punk 'look' was as vibrant and 'shocking'. Many punk musicians > started their creative lives as visual artists who, one day, found themselves > playing a guitar, bashing a drum or shouting into a microphone and before they > knew it, they had recording contracts and gigs booked well into the future. > The result of this musical success was that their artwork took a back seat. > Over time, many of these musicians have returned to their creative roots and > started producing artworks again. This rich wellspring of visual talent will > be the centerpiece of the 'Beyond Punk' exhibition.   The line up speaks for > itself: Adam Ant (Adam  the Ants), Charlie Harper (UK Subs), Chris Brief (The > Briefs), Dale Grimshaw, Dee Generate (Eater), Gaye Black (Adverts), Gee > Vaucher (Crass), Jamie Reid (Sex Pistols), Knox (Vibrators), Nick Taggart > (Zkrr Zkretna), Philip Barker (Buzzcocks), Poly Styrene (X Ray Spex), Shanne > Bradley (Nipple Erectors), Shepard Fairey, Steve Ignorant (Crass) and Youth > (Killing Joke). And more... 'Beyond Punk' will reflect the richly varied > inventive world that has grown up around the punk movement over the past > thirty-five years. In an age when the young find it increasingly hard to > achieve new ways to shock their elders, nostalgia for the simple but effective > 'fuck off' of punk is very strong. Those musicians and artists involved in the > movement are being recognized as the last 'lost' generation. >  12th August private view. 13-21st August open to public. >  Where Signal Gallery, 96a Curtain Road, London EC2A 3AA www.signalgallery.com > <http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1103572040502&s=1652&e=0017bgbkAu9l2lQG-kkCnvNCD > vZ22pyIDTmI7Ryab2d3HpcAJTs-WwB0Ikhl2i47l3GV7SlD4qUBjR9SiRX1nQaUwmiVL79hluDTafN > C-Q3SyUa34FtMo8VfQ==>  
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