Ray Gun Magazine - Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. Ray Gun Magazine. Ray Gun was an American alternative rock n roll magazine, first published in Led by founding art director David Carson who was. Ray Gun's audience is primarily Generation X, as the magazine appeals to this group's desire to rebel against conventional tradi- tions. The chaotic designs.
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A collection of very cool Ray Gun Magazine covers, spreads and pages designed by David Carson, Chris Ashworth and others. | Voir plus d'idées sur le thème. His unmistakable 'experimental' editorial design work for lifestyle and music magazines such as Surfer, Transworld Skateboarding, Beach Culture, Blue and Ray. David carson ray gun magazine pdf. Close all open windows except hijackthis and click fix checked, then OK. Choose the custom installation option to accept or.
Ray Gun 15, April Elvis Costello cover. Ray Gun 16, May Alice in Chains cover. Perry Farrell cover.
Ray Gun 18, August Lush cover. Ray Gun 20, October Kim Deal and J Mascis cover. Ray Gun 21, November Liz Phair cover. Keith Richards cover. Ray Gun 23, February Belly cover.
Ray Gun 24, March Mudhoney cover. Ray Gun 25, April Pavement cover. Ray Gun 26, May Beastie Boys cover. Ray Gun 28, August Neil Young cover.
Ray Gun 29, September Flaming Lips cover. Ray Gun 30, October David Bowie cover. Last issue to be art directed by David Carson.
Ray Gun 31, November My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult cover. Ray Gun 33, February Smashing Pumpkins cover. Ray Gun 34, March Cypress Hill cover. Ray Gun 36, May Rage Against the Machine cover.
Soundgarden cover. Ray Gun 38, Yoko Ono cover.
Ray Gun 39, Beck cover. Ray Gun 40, Tricky cover. Ray Gun 41, Mazzy Star cover. Ray Gun 43, February Nine Inch Nails cover.
Ray Gun 44, March Ray Gun 45, April U2 cover.
Ray Gun 46, Chemical Brothers cover. Blur cover. Ray Gun 48, August Wim Wenders and Michael Stipe cover. Ray Gun 49, September Ray Gun 50, October Oasis cover. Ray Gun 52, Marilyn Manson cover.
Ray Gun 53, February Goldie cover. Likewise, the recycling of letterforms continues in his more recent experimental letterpress work. The new work is the old work, in a sense. Now they appear as isolated moments that say more about Carson and his process of working and his travels than they do about the substance of his experience.
But is this enough to warrant placing them on a gallery wall? Which brings us back to the designer as artist, or in this case the artist as designer. In certain places maybe that is okay, but I think this is where fine artists can pull it off.
And, in combination with the repeated use of his name in the works themselves, there is little doubt that this is a branding exercise. It is high quality, but it is a new brand. Carson is the art director and designer on the project and shares a cover credit. Carson is clearly a Mcluhan fan and is keen to promote this page achievement, which skilfully combines his love of the photographic image and penchant for typographic experimentation.
Carson points out that Probes is about introducing McLuhan to a whole new generation of readers in an accessible way.
Ray Gun Magazine:1992-2000
The book is classic Carson: the dialogue moves seamlessly between designer, author and reader. Is Carson attempting to legitimise his seemingly art-based design practice by moving into a gallery context? Or is this merely the next logical step in his brilliant career? He has already been part of a group of radical designers who unwittingly began to define a visual landscape for the consumer-based youth culture in the s.
Is he trying to do the same in the art world of the 21st century?The new work is the old work, in a sense.
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Carson is clearly a Mcluhan fan and is keen to promote this page achievement, which skilfully combines his love of the photographic image and penchant for typographic experimentation. But is this enough to warrant placing them on a gallery wall?
He knew how to effectively break the rules and revolutionize design. Carson is the art director and designer on the project and shares a cover credit. The majority of the work on show is not really new, either in terms or its content or direction. Togneri admits: Founded in , Ray Gun magazine embraces abstract, illegi- marked by the digital age, which affected design styles in several.
Neil Young cover. It is high quality, but it is a new brand.