6 Print Box Set
6 Print Box Set
This is a special editions 6 print box set containing 1 Slick Rick Gold, 1 Salt-N-Pepa Pink, 1 Chuck D, 1 Big Daddy Kane, and 1 Run DMC. The prints in each set are a matching number and come in a screen printed display box. Each print is a multi layer screen print on 14 in. H x 11 in. W 290 GSM coventry rag paper. From an edition of 24 sets this run is extremely limited. Each print was created by the world renowned printing studio "Gary Lichtenstein Editions," in conjunction with Janette. Gary has created prints with the likes of Robert Indiana and Alex Katz and has been exhibited in New York’s Museum of Modern Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Smithsonian, the San Francisco Art Institute, and the Chicago Art Institute.
Londoner Janette Beckman began her career at the dawn of punk rock working for The Face and Melody Maker. She shot bands from The Clash to The Specials as well as 3 Police album covers Her powerful portraits celebrating this music and street style are collected in 'Made in the UK: The Music of Attitude, 1977-1982', PowerHouse Books 2005. Moving to New York in 1982, she was drawn to the underground Hip Hop scene. Her photographs of pioneers Afrika Bambaata, Run DMC, Salt' n 'Pepa and Grandmaster Flash and 1980's style are collected in 'The Breaks, Stylin and Profilin 1982-1990', PowerHouse Books 2007. Since moving to New York she has shot everyone from entertainers to politicians - Clients include: Esquire, Rolling Stone, People, Interview, London Sunday Times Magazine, Observer Magazine, Doc Marten, Converse, Schott, Casio, Warner Brothers Music, Universal Music, etc. Her photographs have recently been exhibited at: Paul Smith London, Morrison Hotel Gallery NYC, Collette Paris, IsetanTokyo, Kong Gallery Shanghai, Rockarchive and Proud Gallery London.