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The Famous Hairdos of Popular Music: Volume Seven


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Ethan Krause



Clark Graphics

“The Famous Hairdos of Popular Music” is a collaborative art project in which artist Ethan Krause encourages us to print out one of his renderings of a quintessential coif and fill in the rest. Under the guise of celebrating celebrity, Krause cleverly convinces artists and non-artists alike to use their imaginations. Who could resist?! 



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5 Days

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

5.5 × 8.5 in.

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Cover: French / Pop-Tone / Razzleberry / 100C

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Edel Grotesque

This piece is available for purchase for $3

The Famous Hairdos of Popular Music: Volume Seven
The Famous Hairdos of Popular Music: Volume Seven
The Famous Hairdos of Popular Music: Volume Seven
The Famous Hairdos of Popular Music: Volume Seven
The Famous Hairdos of Popular Music: Volume Seven
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Project Description

This booklet is the seventh collection of drawings documenting an ongoing collaborative art project, The Famous Hairdos of Popular Music. It's a celebration of non-celebrities' creativity disguised as a celebration of celebrity fashion.

Production Lesson(s)

The Famous Hairdos of Popular Music collects the amazing drawings of many individuals. The challenge, therefore, in creating these booklets is to design in a way which doesn't compete with the drawings but lets them shine, individually and as a group. In past volumes, this hands off approach went a little too far, with design that was too stiff and dull for the material. In this volume though, I think the right balance was found between elegance and the fun of the project.”

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Kelly Cree

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

June 12, 2012


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