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Event
When: 05.11.2013 | 18:00 - 21:00  
Event Title: Guy Peellaert: The Adventures of Jodelle / French Pop Years
Where: Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery - Seattle
Category: Art Opening
 
Event description:

Pravda

Guy Peellaert: The Adventures of Jodelle and Fragments of the French Pop Years at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery.

The late French artist Guy Peellaert was among the most influential figures in European pop culture throughout his career. His collaborations with personalities like Serge Gainsbourg, Yves Saint Laurent, Mick Jagger, Wim Wenders, David Bowie, Martin Scorsese, and others left an indelible mark on contemporary culture. The legacy of this important artist is celebrated in a new book and exhibition, Guy Peellaert: The Adventures of Jodelle and Fragments of the French Pop Years at Fantagraphics Bookstore opening May 11, 2013.

The book begins with Peellaert’s stunning 1965 comic album The Adventures of Jodelle, newly translated by Fantagraphics co-publisher Kim Thompson. The deluxe volume then examines the breadth of the artist’s work in comics, illustration, graphic design, dance, film, and fashion, including his infamous 1967 “Happening” at the Passage Saint André des Arts that culminated with models fully disrobing – resulting in sensational headlines worldwide while raising the bar for avant garde fashion.

The opening at Fantagraphics Bookstore on Saturday, May 11 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM includes musical entertainment by K recording artists Angelo Spencer performing lyrical French language songs. Pop Art aficionados, Francophiles, and music fans alike will appreciate this event, which coincides with the festive Georgetown Art Attack.

 
Location
Venue Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery
Homepage: http://www.fantagraphics.com/bookstore orginal
Street: 1201 South Vale Street (at Airport Way S.)
ZIP: 98108
City Seattle
Country: US Show Location Map
 
Location description:
Located in the heart of the Georgetown district
Exit 162 of I-5 (just south of Seattle, bus route 131)
Hours: 11:30 AM - 8:00 PM Daily, Sunday until 5:00
206.658.0110