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Kurt Cobain Art Sticker Album Set To Launch In October

24-08-2012
 
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The art publishers who brought you greats like the Bill Murray Colouring book are releasing the Kurt Cobain sticker book this October.The book chronicling the life, influence and friends of Kurt Cobain. ‘Kurt and the Gang’ captures a truly unique and awesome era in not only music but culture worldwide.

The art book is packed with 72 stickers and printed illustrations designed by 13 different artists from all around the globe. Featuring illustrations of Kurt Cobain, Courtney Love, Dylan Carlson, The Pixies, Daniel Johnston and many more ‘Together, in some way,the publishers hope to have captured a very unique and awesome generation of which Kurt was a giant part.

Kurt Donald Cobain was born on February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington State. He was tragically found dead, in his Washington home with a shotgun to his dead, in the April of 1994. Kurt Cobain has been remembered as one of the most iconic figures of the Twentieth Century, within music and beyond. Eric Olsen wrote, ‘Viewed by many as the ‘last real rock star’, a messiah and martyr whose every utterance has been plundered and parsed”. He is the figurehead of Generation X, a poster boy for the MTV era.

Illustrations from Patrick Schmidt, Murray Somerville, Chris Golden, Sean Morris, Brooke Olsen, Christoper Worker, Rob Goodall, Chaos vs Cosmos, Michael Hsiung, Paul Windle, Laura Handyside and Sophy Hollington 

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