Saturday, February 26, 2011

Steve Miller Band, live on Austin City Limits Poster by Chuck Sperry

Steve Miller Band
Austin City Limits
Season 37 – KLRU – The Moody Theater
Saturday, February 26, 2011
Edition of 100
8 colors on archival cream paper
22″ x 33″
Signed and Numbered

Poster will be made available by Austin City Limits at the live taping for Steve Miller Band on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at The Moody Theater.

Mark Pedini gave CHuck the opportunity to make a poster for rock legend Steve Miller Band for his live appearance on the television program “Austin City Limits” on Saturday, February 26, 2011. What immediately comes to mind for Steve Miller is Stanley Mouse’s Pegasus logo, so with Stanley Mouse “the man who drew the face on rock music” inspiring Chuck, he looked for another archetypical big rock image to chrome-up Steve Miller Band with, and landed on the scarab. The scarab rolls Ra the sun across the sky each day and transforms bodies and souls, meanwhile, Steve Miller rises every day like the sun from a 1,000,000 radios. Chuck colored the Ra symbol with psychedelic EyeFry blue and magenta, and overprinted with two separate coats of very translucent interference blue which catches the light ever so delicately and refracts in prismatic rainbow sparks, ever so gently slanted toward blue.

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