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Event
When: 02.09.2013 | 18:00 - 21:00  
Event Title: Sexytime exhibit opening at Fantagraphics Bookstore
Where: Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery - Seattle
Category: Art Opening
 
Event description:

Sexytime

January 29, 2013 - Seattle, WA. The 1960s ushered in era of sexual liberation that profoundly influenced American pop culture. The social stigma was removed from adult films, which were openly advertised in major publications and attracted throngs of curious patrons. Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery examines the aesthetics of erotic movie posters in Sexytime: The Post-Porn Rise of the Pornoisseur opening Saturday, February 9 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.

Grindhouse movie aficionado Jacques Boyreau assembled an amazing collection of porn movie posters with lurid titles like Teddy Bare, Hot Lunch, and Milk Lady ("She Delivers!"). The films often parodied blockbuster hits of the day, nakedly mimicking their plots while featuring look-alike stars. The content of the book remarkably reflect the fads, films, and fashions of the decades of the 1960s and 70s. These relics of the golden age of American pornography are at once alluring and ridiculous.

The "Sexytime" exhibition opens on Friday, February 9, which coincides with the Valentine's edition of the Georgetown Art Attack, marking the 5th anniversary of this lively art walk. Editor Jacques Boyreau will be available to sign copies of the oversize, hardbound book. Musical entertainment will be provided by Molly Rainey with her post-apocalyptic pop act Poppet. Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery is located at 1201 S. Vale Street (at Airport Way S.) only minutes from downtown Seattle. Open daily 11:30 to 8:00 PM, Sundays until 5:00 PM. Phone 206.658.0110.

Listing information:

"Sexytime" vintage porn poster exhibition and book signing.
Opens Saturday, February 9, 6:00 to 9:00 PM with music by Poppet.
Exhibition continues through March 6, 2013.
Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery.
1201 S. Vale St. Seattle, WA
206.658.0110

 
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