Friday, April 27, 2012

Derek Hess Book Signing Tonight at 323 East Gallery

 Black Line White Lie is the long overdue book featuring over 275 black and white images by artist Derek Hess. This book covers over 20 years of his black and white drawings from images of his earliest flyers to some of his more recent works like Cancer of the Soul and Valentine. Derek dedicates this huge 300 page book to his fans which also includes a chapter of over 70 tattoos that people have done of his works.

Internationally-known artist Derek Hess has spent the past twenty years creating fine art & rock poster art that has not only made him a household name, but has also caught the attention of both the Louvre and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame where his work is featured in both institutions permanent collections. In addition to numerous CD covers he has been featured on TLC, MTV, Fuse, VH1, Alternative Press, Spin, Juxtapoz Magazine and many others. After years of creating posters and flyers for well-known bands such as Deftones, Thursday, Every Time I Die and Taking Back Sunday, as well as his very popular fine art Hess has finally compiled a book of his much in demand Black and White drawings.

Derek will be at 323East signing his books and speaking with fans. Derek is a participating artist in LYRIC 2 curated by Glenn Barr which will be one display during his signing. A limited edition print of Derek's Lyric piece "Ground" inspired by the Celtic Frost song will be released on 1xRUN and we will have a few on hand at the book signing this Friday from 6-8p. Check out 1xRUN for more information on the print release -

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