Jerry Garcia: The Collected Artwork (Collector's Edition)
Jerry Garcia, April Higashi (Editor)
Publication date: Dec 2007
Thunder's Mouth Press
Foreword: Mickey Hart
Preface: Bob Dylan
A book that features 250 colour and black and white reproductions of paintings, drawings and prints by Jerry Garcia. The work is arranged in chapters which present that work in the context of Garcia's life and times. The chapters are separated by "interludes" containing photographs and anecdotes and remembrances by cultural figures and friends and family including Bob Dylan, Patti Smith, Bob Weir, Tom Cruise, Herb Gold, Dana Crumb, Baron Wolman, Robert Rauschenberg, Stanley Mouse, Alton Kelley, Jon Carroll, Al Gore, Paul Pena, Bonnie Raitt, and members of the Garcia and Grateful Dead families.
This special edition of the book is enclosed in a clamshell box. It is a 200page hardcover book with 8 six-page gatefolds and 3 facsimile reproductions of early Garcia sketchbooks. The package also includes 3 limited edition prints, a photograph of Garcia signed by photographer Baron Wolman and a companion double CD featuring music covering Jerry's entire career.
This special edition is limited to 1,000 copies and initially priced at $500.
A number of editions of Jerry Garcia: The Collected Artwork were published in 2005.
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